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applicable

ap·pli·ca·ble

applicable

 
pronunciation:
ae plih k bl
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: relevant or appropriate to a given situation; capable of being applied.
Unfortunately, the skills he'd learned previously were not applicable to the kind of work he was doing now.These guidelines are applicable to the safe use of all firearms.The discount is applicable to non-sale items only.
synonyms:
apposite, appropriate, apt, fit, fitting, germane, meet, pertinent, proper, relevant, suitable, to the point
antonyms:
inapplicable
similar words:
convenient, due, related, relative, right, seemly, useful
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derivation: applicability (n.)