Applicant (noun)

  1. A person who makes a formal application for something, such as a job or a loan.
  2. A person who applies for something.


Late middle english: from old french, from latin applicare "apply".


  1. The applicant must fill out the application form.
  2. The company received many applications from qualified applicants.
  3. The applicant was interviewed for the job.
  4. The college received a large number of applications from prospective students.
  5. The applicant was accepted for the program.
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