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adjective [not usually before noun] applicable pronunciation in British English /əˈplɪkəb(ə)l/
  1. relevant to or affecting a particular situation or group of people
    Western notions of human rights are not necessarily applicable in other societies.
    applicable to: This section of the law is applicable only to businesses.

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 applicable pronunciation in British English /əˌplɪkəˈbɪləti/ noun [uncountable]


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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