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
Full Definition of qualified
qualifiedlyplay \-ˌfī(-ə)d-lē\ adverb
Examples of qualified in a sentence
She is highly qualified for the job.
I'm not qualified to give you advice about what you should do.
She gave a qualified yes to the question.
The plan was given qualified approval.
First Known Use of qualified
Legal Definition of qualified
1 : fitted (as by training or experience) for a given purpose or condition
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 : limited or modified in some way : less than absolute
qualifiedly\-ˌfī-əd-lē, -ˌfīd-lē\ play adverb
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