adjective qual·i·fied \ˈkwä-lə-ˌfīd\

: 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

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
:  limited or modified in some way <qualified approval>
qual·i·fied·ly \-ˌfī(-ə)d-lē\ adverb

Examples of QUALIFIED

  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.

First Known Use of QUALIFIED



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