Definitions for Applicantˈæp lɪ kənt
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a person who requests or seeks something such as assistance or employment or admission
One who applies for something; one who makes request; a petitioner.
The third coordinate (or z-coodinate) in a three dimensional coordinate system.
Origin: From applicans, present participle of applicare. See apply.
one who apples for something; one who makes request; a petitioner
Origin: [L. applicans, p. pr. of applicare. See Apply.]
Applicant is a dramatic sketch written by Harold Pinter. Originally written in 1959 and first published by Eyre Methuen in 1961, it was first broadcast on BBC Radio on the Third Programme "between February and March 1964," along with Pinter's other revue sketches, That's Your Trouble, That's All, Interview, and Dialogue for Three. A revised and much-expanded version of Applicant is incorporated in the last scene of Act One of Pinter's play The Hothouse, wherein the character still called Lamb is "tested" in "a soundproof room" by Miss Cutts, the successor of Miss Piffs, and her colleague Gibbs. According to Pinter's official authorised biographer Michael Billington, the sketch was inspired by and reproduced details of "his own experience [as 'a guinea pig']" at the Maudsley Hospital in London" in 1954, in which he took part to earn "ten bob or something" and about which he told Billington: "The Hothouse was kicked off by that experience. I was well aware of being used for an experiment and feeling quite powerless".
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- Bewerberin, BewerberGerman
- syvyysakseli, anoja, hakijaFinnish
- demandeur, candidatFrench
- 응모자, 지원자, 출원자, 신청자, 후보자Korean
- kandydatka, kandydatPolish
- претендент, податель, проситель, апликант, соискатель, аппликант, заявитель, кандидатRussian
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