applicatory

[ ap-li-kuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, uh-plik-uh- ]
/ ˈæp lɪ kəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, əˈplɪk ə- /

adjective

fitted for application or use; practical.

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Origin of applicatory

1530–40; applicate (see applicative) + -ory1

OTHER WORDS FROM applicatory

ap·pli·ca·to·ri·ly, adverbnon·ap·pli·ca·to·ry, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for applicatory

applicatory
/ (ˈæplɪkətərɪ) /

adjective

suitable for application
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