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make application to (one) for (something)

To submit a formal application for something to some person or body of authority. You must make application to the Minister for Immigration for any and all permits to remain within the state beyond the standard allowance of 90 days. I'm making application to HR for an appeal to the boss's decision.
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make application (to someone or something) (for something)

to apply to a person or an office for something. You must make application to the committee for admission. Can I make application to this office for a scholarship?
See also: application, make
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Since half of her applications come from new graduates who are comfortable with technology, Kudelka was determined to create a paperless system.
McCrory has seen many of his clients try to virtualize everything early on, only to find some applications and machines are not good candidates for virtualization.
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Some universities, such as Denison (Ohio), offer travel money to bring such students to campus, or assist with the completion of applications. Some, like the University of Vermont, establish relationships with high schools with large numbers of lower-income and underrepresented minority students and visit them to teach students how to apply for admission and financial aid.
Probably the simplest way to move data between applications that support standard Microsoft Windows operating conventions, but not a suitable solution for anything more than a onetime copy of small amounts of data--and certainly not a long-term strategy.
* the entry of non-crosslinked foams for relatively low performance applications (e.g., trunkliners);
For applications received before January 1, 2004, lenders may use the definitions of a home improvement loan and a refinancing that were in effect in 2003.
But what if applications vendors could agree on a standard for inter-application communication?
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