verb (used with object), ap·plied, ap·ply·ing.
verb (used without object), ap·plied, ap·ply·ing.
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Now, climate experts hope a similar effort can be applied in a global mission to save lives and prevent deaths from climate-related disasters in the most vulnerable communities.Natural disasters are increasing. The world’s poorest are left to fend for themselves.|Jariel Arvin|November 20, 2020|Vox
Pfizer will apply for emergency permission to distribute its covid-19 vaccine in the US and is ready to start shipping the shots within “hours” of getting a government green light, the firm said today.Pfizer wants authorization to start distributing its vaccine by Christmas|Antonio Regalado|November 20, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Earlier this year, Sinopharm briefly opened an online portal that allowed students traveling overseas to apply to be injected with its vaccines.A Chinese vaccine maker says it’s inoculated 1 million people—even though its trials are incomplete|Grady McGregor|November 20, 2020|Fortune
In addition, the lawmakers wrote, any woman making allegations to investigators should be allowed to reenter the country and apply for a U-visa as well.
At least two of Beiser’s colleagues believe the new removal process doesn’t apply to his situation.The Learning Curve: Even With Schools Closed, State of District ‘Unstoppable’|Will Huntsberry|November 19, 2020|Voice of San Diego
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
The same applies to other visual cues that tend to go unremarked.
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
It applies only to an ill-used man whose date (birth or death, &c.) was in 1506.
“Fibrous” applies metaphorically to mental qualities; it means strong, sinewy—high talents, just below genius.
It must be observed, however, that the Act applies to Ireland as well as England.
And if the bailee is a finder who has bestowed labor on the article found in good faith, the same rule applies.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
This applies also in many other cases—but every master has some distinct difference which is perceptible to the practised eye.Violins and Violin Makers|Joseph Pearce