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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. Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla:

    The law that applies is in Indonesia.

  2. 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.

  3. Rod Rosenstein:

    The first obligation is generic. It imposes a duty to pursue the national interest over any private interest. That applies equally to all government employees.

  4. Christopher Peterson:

    You have the arresting warrant that's claiming that this felony warrant applies to Lee Brown, when in fact that's not accurate. So that's the first failing.

  5. Sheela Raja:

    There’s a lot here that applies not only across the globe but to our healthcare system, as well, thankfully we have some good rules in place about the need to explain things but I think we can work more at doing some of that.

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    pass through the tissue or substance or its pores or interstices, as of gas
    • A. abhor
    • B. transpire
    • C. scarper
    • D. render

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