apply for (something)

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apply for (something)

To pursue something, such as a job, often through a formal process. When's the deadline to apply for financial aid?
See also: apply

apply for

v.
To request or seek some assistance, admission, or employment: At least fifty people applied for the job. I might have to apply for unemployment benefits.
See also: apply
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Before applying for a work permit, you must have an authorization for a temporary stay, known as an MW, which you have to apply for in the United States (about $60).
Notice 2003-45 is intended to relieve taxpayers of the burden of applying for an extension of time pursuant to Kegs.
The first amendment contained severe restrictions on applying for a redetermination of FSC pricing benefits under Sec.