applied

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adjective ap·plied \ə-ˈplīd\

Definition of applied

  1. 1 :  put to practical use <applied art>; especially :  applying general principles to solve definite problems <applied sciences>

  2. 2 :  working in an applied science <an applied physicist>

Examples of applied in a sentence

  1. a professor of applied science

  2. <used some applied psychology to get the teenager to become more responsible>

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First Known Use of applied

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APPLIED Defined for English Language Learners

applied

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adjective ap·plied \ə-ˈplīd\

Definition of applied for English Language Learners

  • : having or relating to practical use : not theoretical


Medical Dictionary

applied

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adjective ap·plied \ə-ˈplīd\

Medical Definition of applied

  1. :  put to practical use; especially :  applying general principles to solve definite problems <applied sciences> <applied psychology>



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