Simple Definition of applicable
: able to be applied or used in a particular situation
Examples of applicable in a sentence
Businesses must comply with all applicable laws.
<is that information applicable in this case?>
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Synonym Discussion of applicable
APPLICABLE Defined for Kids
Definition of applicable for Students
: capable of being put to use or put into practice <the applicable law>
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