application
ap·pli·ca·tion n: a request for action or relief
most application s request bail...or an extension of time to file — W. J. Brennan, Jr.; also: a form used to make such a request
an insurance application

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

application
I noun advancement, bid, motion, petitio, petition, presentation, proposal, proposition, request, requisition, requisition to the court, submission associated concepts: application duly made, application for a change of venue, application for a discharge, application for a review, application for adjournment, application of payments, application to the court, insurance application, motion foreign phrases:
- Contemporanea expositio est optima et fortissima in lege. — A contemporaneous construction is the best and strongest in the law
II index arrogation, assignation, call (appeal), call (title), connection (relation), connotation, diligence (care), diligence (perseverance), endeavor, industry (activity), infliction, interest (concern), means (opportunity), motion, obsession, petition, prayer, purpose, regard (attention), relevance, request, requisition, resolution (decision), usage, use, work (effort)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


application
n.
A computer program; software that performs a particular task, such as a word processor, a spreadsheet, or a Web browser.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


application
In the context of employment law, a term used prior to 1 October 2004 for an ET1 that an applicant submitted to an employment tribunal to initiate a claim.
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Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.


application
n.
1 The act of applying or making a request.
2 An oral or written formal motion, request, or petition.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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