application noun definition in University life topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

application

 noun: University life topic
[countable, uncountable] a formal (often written) request for something, such as a job, permission to do something or a place at a college or university a planning/passport application an application form (= a piece of paper on which to apply for something) application for something/to do something an application for membership/a loan/a licence application to somebody (for something/to do something) His application to the court for bail has been refused. Further information is available on application to the principal.