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applicant Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun a person who requests or seeks something such as assistance or employment or admission
    applier.
WordNet

Ap"pli*cant noun
Etymology
L. applicans, p. pr. of applicare. See Apply.
Definitions
  1. One who apples for something; one who makes request; a petitioner.
    The applicant for a cup of water. Plumtre.
    The court require the applicant to appear in person. Z. Swift.

Webster 1913


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