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
Tens of thousands of U.S. citizens secure K-1 visas for their fiances who are foreign nationals each year, a process that formally recognizes the close bond between an applicant and a future spouse.
Gov. Matt Bevin appointed Delacenserie — and the lottery board ratified his selection from more than 800 applicants — a month ago.
The program criteria will also disqualify applicants who have participated in other city beautification programs in the last five years unless the damage at their home presents a significant safety issue.
The award recognizes mayoral leadership in developing and implementing programs that improve the quality of life in the nation's cities, and this year's winners were selected by former mayors from a pool of more than 150 applicants.
Trump seeks to halt visits from residents of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen for 90 days so his administration can review the screening procedures for visa applicants from those countries.
A two-day job fair held there June 15-16 attracted 1,149 applicants, said Ciara Green, a spokeswoman.
This is a town with no good applicants for the position of parent or Police Commissioner.
The Patient Advocate Foundation’s multiple-sclerosis and renal-cell-carcinoma funds have been closed to new applicants since 2016.
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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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