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US [əˈplaɪ]
UK [ə'plaɪ]
  • v.应用;使用;涂;敷
  • Web申请;适用;套用
Simple Present:applies  Present Participle:applying  Past Tense:applied  
APPLY
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v.
求职;办手续for job/course
1.
[i][t]
(通常以书面形式)申请,请求to make a formal request, usually in writing, for sth such as a job, a place at college, university, etc.
You should apply in person/by letter .
你应该当面╱写信申请。
to apply for a job/passport/grant
申请工作╱护照╱拨款
to apply to a company/university
向公司╱大学申请
He has applied to join the army.
他已报名参军。
use
2.
[t]
使用;应用to use sth or make sth work in a particular situation
to apply economic sanctions/political pressure
采用经济制裁;施加政治压力
The new technology was applied to farming.
这项新技术已应用于农业。
油漆;乳剂paint/cream
3.
[t]
~ sth (to sth)
涂;敷;施to put or spread sth such as paint, cream, etc. onto a surface
Apply the cream sparingly to your face and neck.
把乳霜薄薄地抹在脸和脖子上。
有关be relevant
4.
[i][t]
有关;涉及to concern or relate to sb/sth
Special conditions apply if you are under 18.
18 岁以下者按特殊情况处理。
What I am saying applies only to some of you.
我所说的只涉及你们中的一些人。
The word ‘unexciting’ could never be applied to her novels.
“乏味”这个词绝对和她的小说沾不上边儿。
勤奋work hard
5.
[t]
勤奋工作;努力学习to work at sth or study sth very hard
You would pass your exams if you applied yourself.
努力学习就会通过考试。
We applied our minds to finding a solution to our problem.
我们绞尽脑汁寻求解决问题的办法。
用力压press hard
6.
[t]
手压;脚踩to press on sth hard with your hand, foot, etc. to make sth work or have an effect on sth
to apply the brakes (of a vehicle)
踩刹车
Pressure applied to the wound will stop the bleeding.
压住伤口可以止血。

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