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 Dictionary entry overview: What does practical application mean? 

  The noun PRACTICAL APPLICATION has 1 sense:

1. the act of bringing something to bear; using it for a particular purpose

  Familiarity information: PRACTICAL APPLICATION used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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The act of bringing something to bear; using it for a particular purpose

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions


practical application; application

Context examples:

he advocated the application of statistics to the problem / a novel application of electronics to medical diagnosis

Hypernyms ("practical application" is a kind of...):

employment; exercise; usage; use; utilisation; utilization (the act of using)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "practical application"):

misapplication (wrong use or application)

engineering; technology (the practical application of science to commerce or industry)

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