HyperDic: applied

English > 1 sense of the word applied:
ADJECTIVEallappliedconcerned with concrete problems or data rather than with fundamental principles
applied > pronunciation
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English > applied: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningconcerned with concrete problems or data rather than with fundamental principles.
Examples
  • "applied physics"
  • "applied psychology"
  • "technical problems in medicine, engineering, economics and other applied disciplines"- Sidney Hook
NarrowerforensicUsed or applied in the investigation and establishment of facts or evidence in a court of law
practicalHaving or put to a practical purpose or use
Oppositetheoreticalconcerned with theories rather than their practical applications
Spanishaplicado
Catalanaplicat

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