Definition of applicant
: one who applies a job applicant
Examples of applicant in a Sentence
We interviewed 30 qualified applicants for the job.
have numerous applicants for the job
Recent Examples of applicant from the Web
The Chicago Fed said one manufacturing firm raised wages 10 percent to attract better applicants and improve retention of unskilled workers.
Following the Letts interview, the committee heard from 23 potential applicants.
The cultivation license application fee is $15,000, and a $100,000 fee is required from an applicant who has been selected to receive a license.
Auburn was chosen by a GE advisory group of engineers and additive manufacturing specialists from more than 250 applicants.
Under the federal law, states are required to issue more secure licenses by requiring applicants to provide proof of identity and legal U.S. residency.
A 2016 survey of more than 13,000 requests for use of the European Southern Observatory over eight years found that female applicants had significantly lower chances of getting telescope time.
The state has not divulged a list of the emergency manager applicants.
He was hired by Occidental in 1977, beating out approximately 250 other applicants for the job, according to the college.
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First Known Use of applicant
APPLICANT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of applicant for English Language Learners
: someone who formally asks for something (such as a job or admission to a college) : someone who applies for something
APPLICANT Defined for Kids
Definition of applicant for Students
: a person who applies for something (as a job)
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