Definition of applicancy in English:

applicancy

noun

  • 1The condition of having a bearing on or relevance to something; applicability.

  • 2The state or quality of being an applicant.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in John Marshall (1755–1835). In sense 1 apparently from applic- + -ancy.

Pronunciation

applicancy

/ˈaplɪk(ə)nsi/