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overqualified

overqualified

adjective over·qual·i·fied \-ˈkwä-lə-ˌfīd\

: having more experience, knowledge, or training than is needed

Full Definition of OVERQUALIFIED

:  having more education, training, or experience than a job calls for

Examples of OVERQUALIFIED

  1. They didn't hire her because she was overqualified for the job.

First Known Use of OVERQUALIFIED

1954

Rhymes with OVERQUALIFIED

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