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qual·i·fi·ca·tion

 (kwŏl′ə-fĭ-kā′shən)
n.
1. The act of qualifying or the condition of being qualified: Qualification for the tournament will be hard.
2. A quality, ability, or accomplishment that makes a person suitable for a particular position or task.
3. A condition or circumstance that must be met or complied with: fulfilled the qualifications for registering to vote.
4. A restriction or modification: a statement hedged with several qualifications.

qualification

(ˌkwɒlɪfɪˈkeɪʃən)
n
1. an official record of achievement awarded on the successful completion of a course of training or passing of an exam
2. an ability, quality, or attribute, esp one that fits a person to perform a particular job or task: he has no qualifications to be a teacher.
3. a condition that modifies or limits; restriction
4. the act of qualifying or state of being qualified

qual•i•fi•ca•tion

(ˌkwɒl ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. a quality, accomplishment, etc., that fits a person for some function, office, or the like.
2. a circumstance or condition required by law or custom for exercising a right, holding an office, etc.
3. the act of qualifying or the state of being qualified.
4. modification or limitation: to agree without qualification.
[1535–45; < Medieval Latin quālificātiō fr. quālificā(re) to qualify]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.qualification - an attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for somethingqualification - an attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for something; "her qualifications for the job are excellent"; "one of the qualifications for admission is an academic degree"; "she has the makings of fine musician"
fitness, fittingness - the quality of being suitable; "they had to prove their fitness for the position"
eligibility - the quality or state of being eligible; "eligibility of a candidate for office"; "eligibility for a loan"
ineligibility - the quality or state of being ineligible
2.qualification - the act of modifying or changing the strength of some idea; "his new position involves a qualification of his party's platform"
revision, alteration - the act of revising or altering (involving reconsideration and modification); "it would require a drastic revision of his opinion"
3.qualification - a statement that limits or restricts some claim; "he recommended her without any reservations"
statement - a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc; "according to his statement he was in London on that day"
fine print, small print - the part of a contract that contains reservations and qualifications that are often printed in small type; "don't sign a contract without reading the fine print"
weasel word - an equivocal qualification; a word used to avoid making an outright assertion

qualification

noun
1. certificate, degree, document, diploma Mix academic A-levels with vocational qualifications.
2. eligibility, quality, ability, skill, capacity, fitness, attribute, capability, endowment(s), accomplishment, achievement, aptitude, suitability, suitableness That time with him is my qualification to write the book.

qualification

noun
1. The quality or state of being eligible:
2. A restricting or modifying element:
Informal: string (often used in plural).
Translations
أهْلِيَّهشَرْط، قَيْدكَفاءَهمُؤَهَّل
kvalifikaceomezeníoprávnění
kvalifikationautorisationforbehold
tutkinto
kvalifikacija
képesítés
fyrirvari, takmörkunhæfni; skilyrîiskírteini, vottorî, próf
資格
자격
kvalifikácia
spričevalousposobljenost
utbildning
คุณสมบัติ
niteliksınırlamavasıfyeterlilikdiploma
trình độ

qualification

[ˌkwɒlɪfɪˈkeɪʃən] N
1. (= diploma) → título m
he left school without any qualificationsdejó la escuela sin sacarse ningún título
what are his qualifications?¿qué títulos tiene?
a teaching qualificationun título de profesor
vocational qualificationstítulos mpl de formación profesional
2. (for a post) → requisito m
she doesn't have the qualifications for the postno reúne los requisitos para el puesto
the qualifications for membershiplo que se requiere para ser socio
3. (= description) → calificación f
4. (Sport) → clasificación f
they missed qualification for the finalsno consiguieron clasificarse para la final
5. (= reservation) → reserva f; (= modification) → salvedad f
without qualificationsin reserva
this is true, with the qualification thatesto es verdad, con la salvedad de que ...
by way of qualification, I should point out thatquisiera hacer la salvedad de que ...

qualification

[ˌkwɒlɪfɪˈkeɪʃən] n
(= degree, diploma) → diplôme m
What are your qualifications? → Qu'avez-vous comme diplômes?
vocational qualifications → des qualifications professionnelles
to leave school without any qualifications → quitter l'école sans aucun diplôme
(= quality) → qualité f
(= limitation) → réserve f, restriction f
This statement requires qualification and clarification → Cette déclaration demande à être mitigée et clarifiée.
(= passing an exam) → obtention f d'un diplôme
Following qualification, he worked as a social worker → Après avoir obtenu son diplôme, il a travaillé comme assistant social.
(SPORT) (into competition)qualification f
qualification for the World Cup finals → la qualification pour la finale de la Coupe du Monde entry qualification

qualification

n
(on paper) → Qualifikation f; (= document itself)Zeugnis nt; (= skill, ability, suitable quality)Voraussetzung f; what qualifications do you have for this job?welche Qualifikationen haben Sie für diese Stelle?; English qualifications are not recognized by Scottish schoolsenglische Zeugnisse werden von schottischen Schulen nicht anerkannt; the only qualification needed is patience/is a knowledge of Frenchdie einzige Voraussetzung ist Geduld/sind Französischkenntnisse
(= act of qualifying)Abschluss mvon jds Ausbildung; after his qualification as a doctor/an insurance brokernachdem er seine Ausbildung als Arzt/Versicherungsagent abgeschlossen hatte; prior to his qualificationvor Abschluss seines Studiums
(Sport) → Qualifikation f
(= prerequisite)Voraussetzung f
(= limitation)Einschränkung f, → Vorbehalt m; (= modification)Modifikation f; to accept a plan with/without qualification(s)einen Plan unter Vorbehalt/vorbehaltlos billigen
(Gram) → nähere Bestimmung

qualification

[ˌkwɒlɪfɪˈkeɪʃn] n
a. qualifications npl (gen) → qualifiche fpl, requisiti mpl; (paper qualifications) → titoli mpl di studio
what are your qualifications? → quali sono le sue qualifiche? (paper qualifications) → quali sono i suoi titoli di studio?
I've got a teaching qualification → sono abilitato or ho l'abilitazione all'insegnamento
b. (reservation) → riserva, restrizione f
without qualification(s) → senza condizioni or riserve

qualify

(ˈkwolifai) verb
1. to cause to be or to become able or suitable for. A degree in English does not qualify you to teach English; She is too young to qualify for a place in the team.
2. (with as) to show that one is suitable for a profession or job etc, especially by passing a test or examination. I hope to qualify as a doctor.
3. (with for) to allow, or be allowed, to take part in a competition etc, usually by reaching a satisfactory standard in an earlier test or competition. She failed to qualify for the long jump.
4. (of an adjective) to describe, or add to the meaning of. In `red books', the adjective `red' qualifies the noun `books'.
ˌqualifiˈcation (-fi-) noun
1. (the act of gaining) a skill, achievement etc (eg an examination pass) that makes (a person) able or suitable to do a job etc. What qualifications do you need for this job?
2. something that gives a person the right to do something.
3. a limitation to something one has said or written. I think this is an excellent piece of work – with certain qualifications.
ˈqualified adjective
(negative unqualified) having the necessary qualification(s) to do (something). a qualified engineer.
ˈqualifying adjective
in which players, teams etc attempt to qualify for a competition etc. Our team was beaten in the qualifying round.

qualification

مُؤَهَّل kvalifikace kvalifikation Qualifikation προσόν calificación, cualificación tutkinto qualification kvalifikacija qualifica 資格 자격 kwalificatie kvalifikasjon kwalifikacja qualificação результаты выполненного экзамена utbildning คุณสมบัติ nitelik trình độ 资质

qualification

n. calificación; [competence] capacidad.
References in classic literature ?
A girl, selected for the task by her rank and qualifications, commenced by modest allusions to the qualities of the deceased warrior, embellishing her expressions with those oriental images that the Indians have probably brought with them from the extremes of the other continent, and which form of themselves a link to connect the ancient histories of the two worlds.
Nevertheless, as this young man was in the eye of the law not a man, but a thing, all these superior qualifications were subject to the control of a vulgar, narrow-minded, tyrannical master.
I had not sup- posed he would move in the matter while I was away; and so I had not mapped out a scheme for determining the merits of officers; I had only remarked that it would be wise to submit every candidate to a sharp and searching examination; and privately I meant to put together a list of military qualifications that no- body could answer to but my West Pointers.
Disappointed, however, and vexed as she was, and sometimes displeased with his uncertain behaviour to herself, she was very well disposed on the whole to regard his actions with all the candid allowances and generous qualifications, which had been rather more painfully extorted from her, for Willoughby's service, by her mother.
I saw he was going to marry her, for family, perhaps political reasons, because her rank and connections suited him; I felt he had not given her his love, and that her qualifications were ill adapted to win from him that treasure.
The document procured, the bridegroom returned to examine the characters and qualifications of the women-servants out of the place whom the landlady had engaged to summon to the hotel, while Captain Wragge turned his steps, "on business personal to himself," toward the residence of a friend in a distant quarter of London.
Micawber with a variety of qualifications - with great talent -'
In personal qualifications,'' he added, ``it was possible that Prince John might be inferior to his brother Richard; but when it was considered that the latter returned with the sword of vengeance in his hand, while the former held out rewards, immunities, privileges, wealth, and honours, it could not be doubted which was the king whom in wisdom the nobility were called on to support.
What qualifications were necessary in those who are to be created new lords: whether the humour of the prince, a sum of money to a court lady, or a design of strengthening a party opposite to the public interest, ever happened to be the motive in those advancements?
Such an infatuated policy, such a desperate expedient, might, by the multiplication of petty offices, answer the views of men who possess not qualifications to extend their influence beyond the narrow circles of personal intrigue, but it could never promote the greatness or happiness of the people of America.
Because when once an efficient national government is established, the best men in the country will not only consent to serve, but also will generally be appointed to manage it; for, although town or country, or other contracted influence, may place men in State assemblies, or senates, or courts of justice, or executive departments, yet more general and extensive reputation for talents and other qualifications will be necessary to recommend men to offices under the national government, -- especially as it will have the widest field for choice, and never experience that want of proper persons which is not uncommon in some of the States.
In one State, residence for a short term confirms all the rights of citizenship: in another, qualifications of greater importance are required.

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