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Definition of "applying" []

  • Present participle of apply. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "applying" in a sentence
  • "Nevertheless, the grant was more than welcome, he added; his plan had been to spend the rest of the term applying for increasingly scarce grant money to support his work."
  • "The project of bringing economic reasoning to bear on social problems is usually loaded with neoliberal assumptions and ideological biases, and its boosters are distressingly naive about the past damage done in the name applying market know-how."
  • "On the other hand, Monotheism, like Polytheism, is a term applying primarily to a concrete system of religion."