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[attributive] (of a subject of study) put to practical use as opposed to being theoretical:‘applied chemistry’Compare with pure
empirical, hands-on, pragmatic, real, actual, active, applied, experiential, experimental, non-theoretical, in the fieldView synonyms
- ‘The program offers applied research experience that emerges from the student's professional environment.’
- ‘Factions within the party were hostile to antiquated academic privileges and promoted new forms of applied scientific research and practice.’
- ‘He practised an applied moral and social philosophy in his attitude towards technology.’
- ‘Aside from econometrics, most women appear to do research in applied rather than theoretical issues.’
- ‘The results of this study have both applied and theoretical implications.’
- ‘We work on a mixture of applied and wacky theoretical stuff.’
- ‘This hands-on learning experience was a first for the senior-level applied native studies class.’
- ‘The book is weaker in the chapters in which the authors examine the applied issues of legal pluralism.’
- ‘One of its conclusions was that there was at present a continued need for animal experiments both in applied research and research aimed purely at extending knowledge.’
- ‘The overall goal was to introduce the students to both oral and written presentations of applied chemistry research.’
- ‘The way that speculation is discussed has generated a substantial literature in applied language study, with two important manifestations.’
- ‘Extruding twice was done only to increase the concentration of food waste in the final mixture and is not recommended as an applied practice.’
- ‘It aims to promote basic and applied research in the medical sciences and biotechnology in Scotland.’
- ‘Decision making has been a classic topic of academic research and applied practice.’
- ‘Set in place an early commitment to modernisation of agricultural practice by way of applied science.’
- ‘The math, engineering, applied health studies and science faculties will be the primary beneficiaries of the funding.’
- ‘Academic councils devoted to the applied sciences and practical studies also tended to be better funded.’
- ‘Other than for applied studies in a limited set of fields, research receives little attention or funding.’
- ‘This is a fair and thorough study that makes a significant contribution to applied Christian ethics and practical theology.’
- ‘Science and environmental studies support it, and applied health studies made course evaluations available to students this term.’
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