Definition of qualification
1 : a restriction in meaning or application : a limiting modification this statement stands without qualification
3a : a quality or skill that fits a person (as for an office) the applicant with the best qualificationsb : a condition or standard that must be complied with (as for the attainment of a privilege) a qualification for membership
Examples of qualification in a sentence
She is finishing up her qualification in marketing.
He is studying for his teaching qualification.
Students working towards their qualifications.
First Known Use of qualification
QUALIFICATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of qualification for English Language Learners
: a special skill or type of experience or knowledge that makes someone suitable to do a particular job or activity
: something that is necessary in order for you to do, have, or be a part of something
: something that is added to a statement to limit or change its effect or meaning
QUALIFICATION Defined for Kids
Definition of qualification for Students
1 : a special skill, knowledge, or ability that makes someone suitable for a particular job or activity She has the qualifications for teaching.
2 : a condition or requirement that must be met What are the qualifications for membership?
3 : something that is added to a statement to limit or change its meaning I agree without qualification.
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