[ ap-li-kuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, uh-plik-uh- ]
/ ˈæp lɪ kəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, əˈplɪk ə- /
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fitted for application or use; practical.
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OTHER WORDS FROM applicatoryap·pli·ca·to·ri·ly, adverbnon·ap·pli·ca·to·ry, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for applicatory
In the practical and applicatory parts of his discourse he was peculiarly striking.Memorials of the Independent Churches in Northamptonshire|Thomas Coleman
In this the function of conscience passes from its fundamental idea into the form of an applicatory judgment.Theoretical Ethics|Milton Valentine
British Dictionary definitions for applicatory
/ (ˈæplɪkətərɪ) /
suitable for application
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