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qual·i·ta·tive

 (kwŏl′ĭ-tā′tĭv)
adj.
Of, relating to, or concerning quality.

[Middle English, producing a primary quality, from Medieval Latin quālitātīvus, from Late Latin, qualitative, from Latin quālitās, quālitāt-, quality; see quality.]

qual′i·ta′tive·ly adv.

qualitative

(ˈkwɒlɪtətɪv; -ˌteɪ-)
adj
involving or relating to distinctions based on quality or qualities. Compare quantitative
ˈqualitatively adv

qual•i•ta•tive

(ˈkwɒl ɪˌteɪ tɪv)

adj.
pertaining to or concerned with quality or qualities.
[1600–10; < Late Latin quālitātīvus= Latin quālitāt- (s. of quālitās) quality + -īvus -ive]
qual′i•ta`tive•ly, adv.

qualitative

Describes a statement, or analysis, which gives the composition of an item, not the amounts present.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.qualitative - involving distinctions based on qualities; "qualitative change"; "qualitative data"; "qualitative analysis determines the chemical constituents of a substance or mixture"
quantitative - expressible as a quantity or relating to or susceptible of measurement; "export wheat without quantitative limitations"; "quantitative analysis determines the amounts and proportions of the chemical constituents of a substance or mixture"
2.qualitative - relating to or involving comparisons based on qualities
Translations
kvalitativní
kvalitatiivinenlaadullinen

qualitative

[ˈkwɒlɪtətɪv] ADJcualitativo

qualitative

[ˈkwɒlɪtətɪv] adjqualitatif/ive

qualitative

adj, qualitatively
advqualitativ

qualitative

[ˈkwɒlɪtətɪv] adjqualitativo/a

qualitative

a. cualitativo-a, rel. a cualidad o clase.
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The 28th International Workshop on Qualitative Reasoning (QR-15) was held in Minneapolis, MN on August 10-11, 2015.
Of course, many studies have elements of both qualitative and quantitative approaches.
Qualitative research is not simply about interviews and focus groups, but about meaning.
Green and Thorogood introduce qualitative research methods primarily to public health, primary care, health promotion, and nursing practitioners and managers who have little previous experience with social science theory but need to commission, use, or conduct qualitative research.
In her recent work, "What are qualitative research ethics?

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