qualifier

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noun qual·i·fi·er \ˈkwä-lə-ˌfī(-ə)r\

Definition of qualifier

  1. :  one that qualifies: such asa :  one that satisfies requirements or meets a specified standardb :  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

  1. She's one of the qualifiers for the tournament.

  2. She'll be playing in the tournament this year after winning the qualifier.

1561

First Known Use of qualifier

1561


QUALIFIER Defined for English Language Learners

qualifier

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noun qual·i·fi·er \ˈkwä-lə-ˌfī(-ə)r\

Definition of qualifier for English Language Learners

  • : a person or team that has defeated others to enter a competition

  • : a game or contest that a person or team must win in order to enter a particular competition

  • grammar : a word (such as an adjective or adverb) or phrase that describes another word or group of words



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