[[t]ˈæp lɪˌkeɪ tɪv, əˈplɪk ə-[/t]] adj.
usable or capable of being used; practical
Etymology: 1630–40 ap′pli•ca`tive•ly, adv.

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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