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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.
References in classic literature ?
For a thing is altered when change of quality takes place; therefore either rest in its quality or change in the direction of the contrary may be called the contrary of this qualitative form of motion.
The change has been qualitative. The old-time Feudal Baronage ravaged the world with fire and sword; the modern Money Baronage exploits the world by mastering and applying the world's economic forces.
"The qualitative analysis give a quite normal condition, and shows, I should infer, in itself a vigorous state of health.
Senior faculty members will brief the participants on Introduction to Qualitative Research, Using Philosophy in Qualitative Research, Developing Literature/Knowledge Map, Collecting Evidence, Coding Text, Images and Pictures and Crafting Analysis.
Firms that are newer to the CCAR exercise and as a result may have capital planning capabilities that are less established will remain subject to a possible objection on qualitative grounds.
There is no doubt that qualitative research is very much linked to the significant changes that dominated the 20th century and that emphasized the importance of exploring rather than inquiring (Denzin & Lincoln, 1994; Guba & Lincoln, 2005; Lindlof & Taylor, 2011).
Thus, this paper aims to provide a discussion of the theoretical reasoning underlying the qualitative description approach - presenting as an adequate solution to the tensions noted above - as well as practical insights on the development of such work within the realm of international comparative studies on public policies.
As with quantitative research, different study designs are used in qualitative research.
The main motivation of this study is to develop a simulation time management technique that advances simulation steps to system discontinuity points that are discovered by qualitative reasoning and sign algebra.
In their seminal proposal on how to evaluate qualitative research, Guba and Lincoln (1989) point to the involvement, information devolution and empowerment as key premises to be considered, notably with the criteria of ontological, educational, catalytic and tactical authenticity.
In fact, recent literature on OMT has been increasingly raising the issue of the necessity of establishing standards for qualitative research, which inevitably takes us to a basic dilemma of qualitative methods and its quest for legitimacy within the institutional atmosphere, notably that of OMT, which has historically favored quantitative studies (ATKINSON, 2004; FRESHWATER et al., 2010).
Even the most descriptive forms of qualitative research are shaped by ontological, epistemological and theoretical assumptions.

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