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.

Nearby words

  1. application,
  2. application program,
  3. applications package,
  4. applicative,
  5. applicator,
  6. applied,
  7. applied anatomy,
  8. applied kinematics,
  9. applied linguistics,
  10. applique

Origin of applicatory

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

Related formsap·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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