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 for Applicant
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Applicant \Ap"pli*cant\, n. [L. applicans, p. pr. of applicare.
     See Apply.]
     One who apples for something; one who makes request; a
     petitioner.
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           The applicant for a cup of water.        --Plumtre.
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           The court require the applicant to appear in person.
                                                    --Z. Swift.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  applicant
      n 1: a person who requests or seeks something such as assistance
           or employment or admission [syn: applicant, applier]

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