Definition of applicable adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    applicable

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈæplɪkəbl//
     
    , NAmE//əˈplɪkəbl//
     
    [not usually before noun]
     
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  1. 1that can be said to be true in the case of someone or something synonym relevant
  2. 2 Give details about children where applicable (= if you have any). applicable to somebody/something Much of the form was not applicable (= did not apply) to me. see also n/a (1)
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NAmE//ˌæplɪkəˈbɪlət̮i//
 
, NAmE//əˌplɪkə‑//
 
noun [uncountable] The new approach had wide applicability to all kinds of different problems.
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