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applicable

[ap-li-kuh-buhl, uh-plik-uh-]
adjective
applying or capable of being applied; relevant; suitable; appropriate: an applicable rule; a solution that is applicable to the problem.

Origin:
1400–50; < Latin applic(āre) to apply + -able, or < Middle French applicable, Medieval Latin applicābilis; replacing late Middle English appliable

applicability, applicableness, noun
applicably, adverb
nonapplicability, noun
nonapplicable, adjective
nonapplicableness, noun
unapplicability, noun
unapplicable, adjective
unapplicableness, noun
unapplicably, adverb


fitting, proper, germane, pertinent.
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applicable (ˈæplɪkəbəl, əˈplɪkə-)
 
adj
being appropriate or relevant; able to be applied; fitting
 
applica'bility
 
n
 
'applicableness
 
n
 
'applicably
 
adv

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applicable
1560s, "pliable," from L. applicare (see apply). Meaning "capable of being applied" is attested by 1660; earlier in this sense was appliable (1550s). Related: Applicability (1650s).
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