Relating to or involving the application of a subject or idea; practical or applied: applicative algebra
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- She said that the team would design applicative tests that were capable of assessing the students' abilities and competencies as required by the curriculum.
- Its applicative potential is shown by this study.
- We analyze the applicative pattern as an argument-structure construction, in terms of this study.
mid 17th century: from Latin applicat- 'set close or in contact, fastened to', from the verb applicare (see apply).
Definition of applicative in:
- The US English dictionary