One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The quality of being relevant or appropriate.‘the case has raised questions about the applicability of local laws to acts committed by foreigners outside the country’
- ‘Rose always packs her interpretations with interesting observations, but their general applicability eludes her.’
- ‘Articulating values involves making philosophical judgments about their scope and applicability to social and moral issues.’
- ‘His greatest contribution comes in illustrating the general utility and broad applicability of legal history.’
- ‘Their approach would appear to have applicability in areas of risk, in addition to financial markets.’
- ‘The clinical applicability of these results depends largely on the epidemiological characteristics of a population.’
- ‘The development of new technology for this project would have further applicability across several industries.’
- ‘The discussion highlights the applicability of the method to economic valuation.’
- ‘The attorney general was seeking to distinguish the outcome so as to narrow the relevance and applicability of the ruling.’
- ‘Its applicability is limited to societies dominated by commodity exchange, necessarily capitalism.’
- ‘If interpreted very generally, those tenets may also have applicability to space power.’
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