applicative

[ap-li-key-tiv, uh-plik-uh-]
adjective
usable or capable of being used; practical; applicatory.

Origin:
1630–40; applicate (now obsolete) to apply (see application) + -ive

applicatively, adverb
nonapplicative, adjective
pseudoapplicative, adjective
unapplicative, adjective
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applicative (əˈplɪkətɪv)
 
adj
relevant or applicable
 
ap'plicatively
 
adv

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From an applicative point of view this technology would provide more consistent and efficiency production capability.
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