The definition of an applicant is a person who asks to be considered or chosen for something.(noun)
An example of an applicant is a person who is seeking a job or a person is trying to get into college.
See applicant in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < L applicans, prp. of applicare, apply
See applicant in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Latin applicāns
Origin: , present participle of applicāre, to affix; see apply.
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