Definition of qualifier
: 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
She's one of the qualifiers for the tournament.
She'll be playing in the tournament this year after winning the qualifier.
Recent Examples of qualifier from the Web
Moskalick, who was a three-time NCAA qualifier, had potential to excel at one of the three, maybe two out three — but all three?
The 2019 National Senior Games will be in Albuquerque, N.M. with the 2018 Florida Senior Games serving as a qualifier for the 2019 National Senior Games.
Summit teams in the postseason sent four qualifiers from the girls’ team in track and field to the state meet and included three Miami Valley Conference (MVC) champions and one district championship title in other sports.
Greece once completely opposed the use of the word in its neighbor’s name but, since 2007, has accepted the possibility including a qualifier right before it.
MEXICO CITY – Michael Bradley scored a stunning early goal from about 40 yards and the United States held on for a 1-1 tie against Mexico in a World Cup qualifier Sunday night at Azteca Stadium.
If there’s no clear majority, the top two qualifiers (and sometimes a third) run again.
Mexico faces Honduras in a World Cup qualifier today.
Dunne made it through a seven-man playoff at an international qualifier at Walton Heath Golf Club in Surrey, England to clinch his second major appearance.
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First Known Use of qualifier
QUALIFIER Defined for English Language Learners
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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