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
Wisconsin wants to be the first state to require childless Medicaid applicants to undergo drug testing.
Applicants must have at least a 2.6 GPA, two letters of recommendation and 40 hours of community service; demonstrate a financial need; and submit a 500-word essay.
The board was expected to conduct a special meeting Wednesday to review applicants to fill his seat.
That may be related to the fact that in 2016, the last year for which figures are available, Italian tribunals extended some form of protection to 24% of applicants from Bangladesh, a poor country but scarcely Syria.
This year there were 36 applicants for every job, up from 32 two years ago.
In addition to requiring a background check, the pet-care company vets each walker and sitter with testimonials and a pet-safety quiz (only 15 percent of applicants are approved).
The DMV processes the application, and if approved will mail the identification card to the applicant.
This circus is a nonprofit that has a policy of taking all applicants and giving each youth time in the spotlight.
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First Known Use of applicant
Synonymscandidate, applier, aspirant, campaigner, contender, expectant, hopeful, prospect, seeker
Related Wordscompetitor, contestant, entrant, entry, favorite, qualifier; dark horse, spoiler, stalking horse; crown prince, favorite son; claimant, pretender; nominee, running mate
Near Antonymsincumbent, officeholder; awardee, honoree, inductee; dropout
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
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