There are 2 main definitions of app in English:

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app 1

Pronunciation: /ap/

noun

1 Computing An application, especially as downloaded by a user to a mobile device: I’ve just installed the app on my phone
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  • I've been trying to come up with ways to construct the app myself and D talked about.
  • So today I'm catching up with the lost hours from yesterday and reinstalling my favourite apps on my reborn PC.
  • Well I quit all apps, and restarted them, had no real effect, but a system restart seemed to pick up the user profile changes.
2 informal An application or application form: Ezra’s helping her with her college apps don’t waste your time filling out online job apps

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Syllabification: app

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There are 2 main definitions of app in English:

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app 2

Pronunciation: /ap/

noun

US informal
An appetizer: have you tried the fennel salad app? I will be making these eggs as one of my apps for my Mother’s Day dinner
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  • It's not such a happening spot anymore, but you can get some cool apps there.
  • After all, how could the judges compare apps and entrees to desserts?
  • Their nachos stand out on the apps menu.

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Syllabification: app

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