[ ap-li-kuh-buhl, uh-plik-uh- ]
/ ˈæp lɪ kə bəl, əˈplɪk ə- /
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Origin of applicable
OTHER WORDS FROM applicable
ap·pli·ca·bil·i·ty [uh-plik-uh-bil-i-tee], /əˌplɪk əˈbɪl ɪ ti/, ap·pli·ca·ble·ness, nounap·pli·ca·bly, adverbnon·ap·pli·ca·ble, adjectivenon·ap·pli·ca·ble·ness, noun
un·ap·pli·ca·ble, adjectiveun·ap·pli·ca·ble·ness, nounun·ap·pli·ca·bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for applicable
/ (ˈæplɪkəbəl, əˈplɪkə-) /
being appropriate or relevant; able to be applied; fitting
Derived forms of applicableapplicability or applicableness, nounapplicably, adverb
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