applicātio (adp-), ōnis, f.
id. (only in Cic.). A joining or attaching one's self to; hence, trop., an inclining to, inclination: adplicatio animi, Cic. Lael. 8, 27.
— Judic. t. t., a placing of one's self under the protection of a superior, clientship: jus applicationis, the right of inheriting the effects of such a client, Cic. de Or. 1, 39, 177 (cf. applico, I. B. 2.).