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qualified

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

having the required skills for an acceptable level of performance
  • the candidate has demonstrated that he is amply qualified for the position

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qualified

verb
past tense of qualify

Synonyms & Antonyms of qualified (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to limit the meaning of (as a noun)
  • qualifying the noun "adventure" in the title of your story with a descriptive adjective would make it more attention-grabbing

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2 to make competent (as by training, skill, or ability) for a particular office or function
  • raising five children has qualified her to be an advice columnist on parenting

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3 to give a right to
  • this coupon qualifies the bearer for an extra 15% off the discounted price

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The first known use of qualified was in 1558

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“Qualified.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/qualified. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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