qual·i·fi·er noun \-ˌfī(-ə)r\
: a person or team that has defeated others to enter a competition
: a game or contest that a person or team must win in order to enter a particular competition
grammar : a word (such as an adjective or adverb) or phrase that describes another word or group of words
: one that qualifies: as
a : one that satisfies requirements or meets a specified standard
b : a word (as an adjective) or word group that limits or modifies the meaning of another word (as a noun) or word group
Examples of QUALIFIER
- She's one of the qualifiers for the tournament.
- She'll be playing in the tournament this year after winning the qualifier.
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