qual·​i·​fi·​able ˌkwä-lə-ˈfī-ə-bəl How to pronounce qualifiable (audio)
: capable of qualifying or being qualified

Examples of qualifiable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There are some qualifiable, historic explanations for this, beginning with the country’s long emphasis on artisanal crafts, its bounty of natural resources (stone, wood, cotton) and, more recently, its manufacturing abilities. Hanya Yanagihara, New York Times, 30 Sep. 2022 From June 29th until September 20th, AmEx users will have $50 to spend on a qualifiable small business in the U.S. Whizy Kim, refinery29.com, 29 June 2020 One qualifiable show date is also allowed at Philadelphia or Pittsburgh venues. Jonathan Takiff, Philly.com, 7 Aug. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1611, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of qualifiable was in 1611

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“Qualifiable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/qualifiable. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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