Definition of applicatory in English:

applicatory

adjective

  • 1Having the property of applying something to effective or practical use.

  • 2Proper to be applied, applicable.

  • 3rare That makes an application, appeal, or request. rare.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in John Bradford (c1510–1555), evangelical preacher and martyr. From classical Latin applicāt-, past participial stem of applicāre apply + -ory.

Pronunciation

applicatory

/ˈaplɪkət(ə)ri//ˌaplɪˈkeɪt(ə)ri//əˈplɪkət(ə)ri/