English Vocabulary tips & definition with Gymglish.
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a (job) application: a request (for a job); a form on which a (job) request is made
I filled out my application for a passport because my old passport was stolen.
an application (of the law): a use, an implementation (of the law)
Application usually refers to the "practical use of something":
During your first month at work, you will be able to put what you learnt into application.
Application is also "a layer" (of paint):
Let's wait for the paint to dry before putting on another application.
a(n) (job) applicant: a person applying for, asking for (a job)

Pronunciation examples
UK: My job application was successful - I start tomorrow!
US: This technology has many applications: for example, identity theft.

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