Definition of applied in English:

applied

Syllabification: ap·plied
Pronunciation: /əˈplīd
 
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adjective

[attributive]
  • (Of a subject or type of study) put to practical use as opposed to being theoretical: applied chemistry Compare with pure.
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    • The results of this study have both applied and theoretical implications.
    • Academic councils devoted to the applied sciences and practical studies also tended to be better funded.
    • Factions within the party were hostile to antiquated academic privileges and promoted new forms of applied scientific research and practice.

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