Definition of qualified
qualifiedlyplay \ˈkwä-lə-ˌfī(-ə)d-lē\ adverb
Examples of qualified in a Sentence
She is highly qualified for the job.
I'm not qualified to give you advice about what you should do.
She gave a qualified yes to the question.
The plan was given qualified approval.
Recent Examples of qualified from the Web
Affordable senior housing community and age-qualified living community (two awards): Iowa Street Senior Housing, Sun Country Builders, Rodriguez Associates Architects & Planners, Parron Hall.
Here’s a reminder that Hillary Clinton is a former secretary of state, U.S. senator, and first lady, making her one of the most qualified presidential candidates in U.S. history.
X-Lite has successfully passed crash and safety tests in accordance with federal standards and criteria, and remains qualified for use on America's roadways.
About 2,800 qualified for Medicare with a premium subsidy paid for by Medicaid.
CPCs are storefront operations, often religiously based, that are neither licensed nor qualified to provide healthcare.
Is there really a shortage of qualified female candidates?
The article outlines a standard dose protocol and emphasizes that to discourage patient abuse, only qualified doctors should administer the drug.
The Department of Veterans Affairs and the U.S. Department of Agriculture have zero-down-payment loan programs for qualified borrowers.
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First Known Use of qualified
QUALIFIED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of qualified for English Language Learners
: having the necessary skill, experience, or knowledge to do a particular job or activity : having the qualifications to do something
: not complete : limited in some way
Legal Definition of qualified
1 : fitted (as by training or experience) for a given purpose or condition
2a : being in compliance or accordance with specific requirements or conditions a qualified voter b : eligible under applicable requirements for favorable tax treatment (as exemption of funds from taxation until retirement) a qualified pension plan
3 : limited or modified in some way : less than absolute
qualifiedly\-ˌfī-əd-lē, -ˌfīd-lē\ play adverb
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