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qualifier

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noun qual·i·fi·er \-ˌfī(-ə)r\

Simple Definition of qualifier

  • : 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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of qualifier

  1. :  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 in a sentence

  1. She's one of the qualifiers for the tournament.

  2. She'll be playing in the tournament this year after winning the qualifier.



1561

First Known Use of qualifier

1561


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