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applicatory

[ap-li-kuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, uh-plik-uh-] /ˈæp lɪ kəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, əˈplɪk ə-/
adjective
1.
fitted for application or use; practical.
Origin
1530-1540
1530-40; applicate (see applicative) + -ory1
Related forms
applicatorily, adverb
nonapplicatory, adjective
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applicatory

/ˈæplɪkətərɪ/
adjective
1.
suitable for application
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