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qualified

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adjective qual·i·fied \ˈkwä-lə-ˌfīd\

Simple Definition of qualified

  • : having the necessary skill, experience, or knowledge to do a particular job or activity : having the qualifications to do something

  • : not complete : limited in some way

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of qualified

  1. 1 a :  fitted (as by training or experience) for a given purpose :  competent b :  having complied with the specific requirements or precedent conditions (as for an office or employment) :  eligible

  2. 2 :  limited or modified in some way <qualified approval>

qualifiedly

play \-ˌfī(-ə)d-lē\ adverb

Examples of qualified in a sentence

  1. She is highly qualified for the job.

  2. I'm not qualified to give you advice about what you should do.

  3. She gave a qualified yes to the question.

  4. The plan was given qualified approval.



1558

First Known Use of qualified

1558


Law Dictionary

qualified

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adjective qual·i·fied \ˈkwä-lə-ˌfīd\

Legal Definition of qualified

  1. 1 :  fitted (as by training or experience) for a given purpose or condition

  2. 2a :  being in compliance or accordance with specific requirements or conditions <a qualified voter> b :  eligible under applicable requirements for favorable tax treatment (as exemption of funds from taxation until retirement) <a qualified pension plan>

  3. 3 :  limited or modified in some way :  less than absolute

qualifiedly

\-ˌfī-əd-lē, -ˌfīd-lē\ play adverb




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