Adjective "applied" definition and examples

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Definitions and examples


(of a subject of study) put to practical use as opposed to being theoretical.
  1. 'It aims to promote basic and applied research in the medical sciences and biotechnology in Scotland.'
  2. 'Aside from econometrics, most women appear to do research in applied rather than theoretical issues.'
  3. 'Factions within the party were hostile to antiquated academic privileges and promoted new forms of applied scientific research and practice.'
  4. 'The overall goal was to introduce the students to both oral and written presentations of applied chemistry research.'
  5. 'The results of this study have both applied and theoretical implications.'
  6. 'Other than for applied studies in a limited set of fields, research receives little attention or funding.'
  7. 'Set in place an early commitment to modernisation of agricultural practice by way of applied science.'
  8. 'This hands-on learning experience was a first for the senior-level applied native studies class.'
  9. 'We work on a mixture of applied and wacky theoretical stuff.'
  10. 'Academic councils devoted to the applied sciences and practical studies also tended to be better funded.'

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1. having a practical purpose or use; derived from or involved with actual phenomena (distinguished from theoretical, opposed to pure): applied mathematics; applied science.

2. of or relating to those arts or crafts that have a primarily utilitarian function, or to the designs and decorations used in these arts.

More examples(as adjective)

"terms can be applied to rugs."

"people can be applied in/at/on anywheres."

"people can be applied near faces."

"buds can be applied to eyes."

"materials can be applied."

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