applicative

adjective ap·pli·ca·tive \ ˈa-plə-ˌkā-tiv , ə-ˈpli-kə- \

Definition of applicative

2 :put to use :applied

applicatively

adverb

Examples of applicative in a Sentence

  1. certain basic work skills that are applicative to almost any job and work environment

First Known Use of applicative

1607



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