verb (used with object), ap·plied, ap·ply·ing.
verb (used without object), ap·plied, ap·ply·ing.
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The injunction, she argued, only applies to these four plaintiffs—not to anyone else.The Back Alley, Low Blow-Ridden Fight to Stop Gay Marriage in Florida Is Finally Over|Jay Michaelson|January 5, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In particular, it applies to immigrants who lost their U.S. citizenship after their involvement in World War II was discovered.Nazis, Sunscreen, and Sea Gull Eggs: Congress in 2014 Was Hella Productive|Ben Jacobs|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He said something that applies to cops of whatever race in whatever jurisdiction.The Cleveland Cops Who Fired 137 Shots and Cried Victim|Michael Daly|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But thanks to a 1997 Supreme Court decision, it only applies to the federal government, not the states.RFRA Madness: What’s Next for Anti-Democratic ‘Religious Exemptions’|Jay Michaelson|November 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There is a mini-salon station that applies sparkles onto willing attendees nails.Explosion of Cute: Inside the Superfan Mania of Hello Kitty Con 2014|Sarah Bay Williams|November 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Central Authority in 1907 applies this principle unreservedly to one class only, the wayfarers or vagrants.English Poor Law Policy|Sidney Webb
And this applies to everything you do that has any relation to domestic peace and happiness and final success.The Eugenic Marriage, Vol. 3 (of 4)|W. Grant Hague
This applies specially to Chapter II, and to some extent to those immediately following.The Bronze Age and the Celtic World|Harold Peake
Froissart applies the term to the Marshalsea prison in London.
It also applies to those on an inclined plane, as in Rule 8.The Theory and Practice of Perspective|George Adolphus Storey