nonapplicable


nonapplicable

adjective

  1. applying or capable of being applied; relevant; suitable; appropriate: an applicable rule; a solution that is applicable to the problem.

adjective

  1. being appropriate or relevant; able to be applied; fitting

adj.1560s, “pliable,” with -able + Latin applicare (see apply). Meaning “capable of being applied” is from 1650s; earlier in this sense was appliable (mid-15c.).

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