qualifier

noun
qual·​i·​fi·​er | \ ˈkwä-lə-ˌfī(-ə)r How to pronounce qualifier (audio) \

Definition of qualifier

: one that qualifies: such as
a : one that satisfies requirements or meets a specified standard
b : a word (such as an adjective) or word group that limits or modifies the meaning of another word (such as a noun) or word group

Examples of qualifier in a Sentence

She's one of the qualifiers for the tournament. She'll be playing in the tournament this year after winning the qualifier.
Recent Examples on the Web Jasmine Moore just missed out on a top-12 finish with a distance of 21-8, less than two inches shorter than the last qualifier, Leticia Oro Melo of Brazil, with a distance of 21-9½. oregonlive, 23 July 2022 Players Championship winner Cameron Smith and English qualifier Robert Dinwiddie each had a 67. Arkansas Online, 15 July 2022 Players Championship winner Cameron Smith and English qualifier Robert Dinwiddie each had a 67. Arkansas Online, 15 July 2022 Players Championship winner Cameron Smith and English qualifier Robert Dinwiddie each had a 67. Doug Ferguson, BostonGlobe.com, 14 July 2022 Players Championship winner Cameron Smith and English qualifier Robert Dinwiddie each had a 67. Doug Ferguson, San Francisco Chronicle, 14 July 2022 Players Championship winner Cameron Smith and English qualifier Robert Dinwiddie each had a 67. Doug Ferguson, Chicago Tribune, 14 July 2022 The top-seeded Pole won her opening match on Centre Court on Tuesday, beating Croatian qualifier Jana Fett 6-0, 6-3. Chris Lehourites, ajc, 28 June 2022 In the women’s draw, world No. 1 Iga Swiatek will play Croatian qualifier Jana Fett. Andrew Torgan, CNN, 26 June 2022 See More

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First Known Use of qualifier

1561, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of qualifier was in 1561

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6 Aug 2022

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“Qualifier.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/qualifier. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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