appliquer

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin applicāre, present active infinitive of applicō. Eventually replaced the inherited Old French applier, aploier.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /a.pli.ke/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

appliquer

  1. (transitive) to apply, to put something on something else
  2. (transitive) to apply, to employ, to make use of
  3. (reflexive, ~ à) to apply to, to be applicable to
  4. (reflexive) to apply one's effort to something, to try hard, to dedicate oneself

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