Definition of applied in English:


Line breaks: ap|plied
Pronunciation: /əˈplʌɪd


(Of a subject of study) put to practical use as opposed to being theoretical: applied chemistry Compare with pure.
More example sentences
  • 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.

Definition of applied in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day deictic
Pronunciation: ˈdeɪktɪk
denoting a word whose meaning depends on context...