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  1. applies

    Verb from of the word apply.

    The rule of law applies to each person within a society.

    Submitted by MaryC on June 17, 2020  

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'applies' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3529

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'applies' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3860

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of applies in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of applies in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of applies in a Sentence

  1. Angela Merkel:

    It's the right thing to do for Germany to pursue ties with China in all areas, economically but also in the various dialogue formats we have about the rule of law and about human rights, during my visit, I again pointed out that upholding human rights is indispensable for us. This applies in general, and it also applies for the situation in Hong Kong, where we continue to view the principle of 'one country, two systems' as the right one.

  2. Confucius:

    If a man withdraws his mind from the love of beauty, and applies it as sincerely to the love of the virtuous if, in serving his parents, he can exert his utmost strength if, in serving his prince, he can devote his life if in his intercourse with his friends, his words are sincere - although men say that he has not learned, I will certainly say that he has.

  3. Mark Abbott:

    At its most basic level, it is about competition and from our perspective competition leads to improvement and that applies to the league and Major League Soccer as much as it does to players.

  4. Gary Sow:

    If you don't go fishing because you thought it might rain you will never go fishing. This applies to more than fishing.

  5. Raphael Warnock:

    He created a lot of trouble for himself in the process. Telling the truth will get you in trouble, yet there can be no transformation without truth, we can not and we will not change until we confront or are confronted by the sickness of our own situation. That applies to individuals, that applies to institutions, that applies to nations.

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