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qual·i·fi·er

 (kwŏl′ə-fī′ər)
n.
1. One that qualifies, especially one that has or fulfills all appropriate qualifications, as for a position, office, or task.
2. Grammar A word or phrase that qualifies, limits, or modifies the meaning of another word or phrase.

qualifier

(ˈkwɒlɪˌfaɪə)
n
1. a person or thing that qualifies, esp a contestant in a competition who wins a preliminary heat or contest and so earns the right to take part in the next round
2. (General Sporting Terms) a preliminary heat or contest
3. (Grammar) grammar another word for modifier1

qual•i•fi•er

(ˈkwɒl əˌfaɪ ər)

n.
1. a person or thing that qualifies.
2. a word, as an adverb or adjective, that qualifies or limits the meaning of another; modifier.
[1555–65]
modifier, qualifier - A word or phrase that limits or qualifies the sense of another is a modifier or qualifier.
See also related terms for limits.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.qualifier - a contestant who meets certain requirements and so qualifies to take part in the next stage of competition; "the tournament was won by a late qualifier"
contestant - a person who participates in competitions
2.qualifier - a content word that qualifies the meaning of a noun or verb
content word, open-class word - a word to which an independent meaning can be assigned
phrase - an expression consisting of one or more words forming a grammatical constituent of a sentence
intensifier, intensive - a modifier that has little meaning except to intensify the meaning it modifies; "`up' in `finished up' is an intensifier"; "`honestly' in `I honestly don't know' is an intensifier"
adjective - a word that expresses an attribute of something
adverb - a word that modifies something other than a noun
dangling modifier, misplaced modifier - a word or phrase apparently modifying an unintended word because of its placement in a sentence: e.g., `when young' in `when young, circuses appeal to all of us'
Translations

qualifier

[ˈkwɒlɪfaɪəʳ] N
1. (Sport) (= person) → clasificado/a m/f; (= match, heat, round) → eliminatoria f
2. (Gram) → calificador m

qualifier

[ˈkwɒlɪfaɪər] n
(= game, match) → éliminatoire f
a World Cup qualifier → une éliminatoire de la Coupe du Monde
(= athlete) → athlète mf qualifié(e) (= team) → équipe f qualifiée
(GRAMMAR)qualificatif m

qualifier

n
(Sport: = person having qualified) → Qualifikant(in) m(f)
(Sport: = qualifying match etc) → Qualifikationsspiel nt, → Ausscheidungskampf m

qualifier

[ˈkwɒlɪˌfaɪəʳ] n (Gram) → aggettivo qualificativo (Sport) → chi si è qualificato/a
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