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unqualified

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adjective un·qual·i·fied \ˌən-ˈkwä-lə-ˌfīd\

Simple Definition of unqualified

  • : not having the skills, knowledge, or experience needed to do a particular job or activity

  • : complete or total

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of unqualified

  1. 1 :  not fit :  not having requisite qualifications

  2. 2 :  not modified or restricted by reservations :  complete <an unqualified denial>

unqualifiedly play \-ˌfī(-ə)d-lē\ adverb

Examples of unqualified in a sentence

  1. He is clearly unqualified for the job.

  2. It's a judgment that you are unqualified to make.

  3. You have my unqualified support.



1556

First Known Use of unqualified

1556


Law Dictionary

unqualified

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adjective un·qual·i·fied \ˌən-ˈkwä-lə-ˌfīd\

Legal Definition of unqualified

  1. :  not qualified





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