prequalify


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prequalify

(priːˈkwɒlɪˌfaɪ)
vb (intr) , -fies, -fying or -fied
to qualify beforehand (e.g. for a preliminary stage or shortlist)
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pre•qual•i•fy

(priˈkwɒl əˌfaɪ)
v.i., v.t. -fied, -fy•ing.
to qualify in advance, as for a sporting event.
[1970–75]
pre•qual`i•fi•ca′tion, n.
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