apply for (something)(redirected from applying for)
apply for (something)
To pursue something, such as a job, often through a formal process. When's the deadline to apply for financial aid?
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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.
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