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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of apply.

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Examples

  • The term applies to any combination of vitamins and minerals in any strength, as long as they are listed on the label.

    Multivitamins: So Many Types, So Many Labels

  • DYNAMITE: The term applies to TNT's bittersweet Men of a Certain Age, continuing its terrific second season, but not so much to the instantly tiresome new legal dramedy Franklin & Bash, which implodes in the belief that aggressive quirkiness, smarmy frat-boy sexual innuendo and a "suits are douches" philosophy will endear its Peter Pan protagonists to a wide audience.

    Matt's TV Week in Review

  • Broadly defined, simulcra can be robotic, but in this context the term applies to a nonmechanical imitation.

    Dancing with Werewolves

  • We may take it that the term applies to the suddenness of the struck blow and the corresponding speed at which news is transmitted these days.

    Underworld

  • The term applies whenever a production device is assigned to perform a different operation.

    Lean Thinking

  • The term applies to the total stock of money in the economy, consisting primarily of currency in circulation and deposits in savings and checking accounts.

    Essential Guide to Business Style and Usage

  • In computer networking, the term applies to any computer that is connected to a local-area network.

    Essential Guide to Business Style and Usage

  • The term applies to the sharing or distribution of data and processing power among computers on a local-area network.

    Essential Guide to Business Style and Usage

  • The term applies to people born from 1965 to 1980, after the baby boom.

    Essential Guide to Business Style and Usage

  • The term applies both to the Jewish ceremony and the young person marking the 13th birthday.

    Essential Guide to Business Style and Usage

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