applicatory

adjective
ap·​pli·​ca·​to·​ry | \ ˈa-pli-kə-ˌtȯr-ē How to pronounce applicatory (audio) , ə-ˈpli-kə- How to pronounce applicatory (audio) \

Definition of applicatory

: capable of being applied

First Known Use of applicatory

1597, in the meaning defined above

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“Applicatory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/applicatory. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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