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ap·pli·ca·ble / ˈaplikəbəl; əˈplik-/ • adj. relevant or appropriate: the same considerations are equally applicable to accident claims. DERIVATIVES: ap·pli·ca·bil·i·ty / ˌaplikəˈbilitē/ n. ap·pli·ca·bly / -blē/ adv.

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applicable †compliant XVI; capable of being applied XVII; pertinent XIX. f. L. applicāre APPLY + -ABLE; cf. F. applicable. Superseded †appliable (XIV) in all senses.
So application XIV. — (O)F. — L.