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applicant

noun ap·pli·cant \ˈa-pli-kənt\

: someone who formally asks for something (such as a job or admission to a college) : someone who applies for something

Full Definition of APPLICANT

:  one who applies <a job applicant>

Examples of APPLICANT

  1. We interviewed 30 qualified applicants for the job.
  2. <have numerous applicants for the job>

First Known Use of APPLICANT

1776
APPLICANT Defined for Kids

applicant

noun ap·pli·cant \ˈa-pli-kənt\

Definition of APPLICANT for Kids

:  a person who applies for something (as a job)

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