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qual·i·fy

 (kwŏl′ə-fī′)
v. qual·i·fied, qual·i·fy·ing, qual·i·fies
v.tr.
1.
a. To make competent or eligible for an office, position, or task: Your experience qualifies you for this job.
b. To declare competent or capable, as to practice a profession; certify: This diploma qualifies you to teach in public schools.
c. To render deserving of a descriptor by having or enumerating certain necessary characteristics: Do the student's ongoing difficulties in class qualify his situation as a medical problem?
2.
a. To modify, limit, or restrict, as by listing exceptions or reservations: I would qualify my praise of his enthusiasm with a warning about rashness.
b. To make less harsh or severe; moderate: I qualified my criticism to avoid offending anyone. See Synonyms at moderate.
3. Grammar To modify the meaning of (a noun, for example).
v.intr.
1. To be or become qualified: The performance qualifies as one of the best I've ever seen.
2. To reach the later stages of a selection process or contest by competing successfully in earlier rounds.

[From French qualifier (from Old French) and from Middle English qualifien, to specify the time and place of a document's execution, both from Medieval Latin quālificāre, to attribute a quality to : Latin quālis, of such a kind; see quality + Latin -ficāre, -fy.]

qual′i·fi′a·ble adj.

qualifying

(ˈkwɒlɪˌfaɪɪŋ)
adj
1. (General Sporting Terms) sport (of a contest, competition, etc) played in order to decide which person or team will progress to the final stages; preliminary
2. (of a statement) containing extra detail or explanation (which makes a prior statement less strong or less general). See also qualifying exam
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.qualifying - the grammatical relation that exists when a word qualifies the meaning of the phrase
grammatical relation - a linguistic relation established by grammar
restrictiveness - a grammatical qualification that makes the meaning more specific (`red hat' has a more specific meaning than `hat')
apposition - a grammatical relation between a word and a noun phrase that follows; "`Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer' is an example of apposition"
2.qualifying - success in satisfying a test or requirement; "his future depended on his passing that test"; "he got a pass in introductory chemistry"
success - an attainment that is successful; "his success in the marathon was unexpected"; "his new play was a great success"
Translations
تَأهيلي
vylučovací
kvalifikations-
úrtöku-/sem veitir òátttökurétt
vylučovací

qualifying

[ˈkwɒlɪfaɪɪŋ] ADJ
1. (Univ, Sport) [exam, round, game] → eliminatorio; [team, contestant] → clasificado
qualifying heatprueba f clasificatoria
he failed to achieve the qualifying time (Sport) → no consiguió el tiempo mínimo requerido para la clasificación
after a four-month qualifying period he will be able to play in the teamdespués del periodo de cuatro meses estipulado como requisito, podrá formar parte del equipo
2. (Gram) → calificativo

qualifying

[ˈkwɒlɪfaɪɪŋ] adj [match, game] → de qualification
qualifying round → éliminatoires fpl qualifying examqualifying exam nexamen m d'entrée

qualifying

adj
adjectiveerläuternd
(Sport) → Qualifikations-; qualifying game or matchQualifikations- or Vorrundenspiel nt; qualifying examinationAuswahlprüfung f; qualifying groupQualifikations- or Vorrundengruppe f

qualifying

[ˈkwɒlɪˌfaɪɪŋ] adj (Gram) → qualificativo/a; (exam) → di ammissione; (round) → eliminatorio/a

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.
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