Definitions for qualifiedˈkwɒl əˌfaɪd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

qual•i•fiedˈkwɒl əˌfaɪd(adj.)

  1. having the qualities, accomplishments, etc., that fit one for some function, office, etc.; competent.

  2. having met the conditions required by law or custom for exercising a right, holding an office, etc.

  3. modified, limited, or restricted in some way:

    qualified approval.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. qualified(adj)

    meeting the proper standards and requirements and training for an office or position or task

    "many qualified applicants for the job"

  2. qualified(adj)

    limited or restricted; not absolute

    "gave only qualified approval"

  3. certified, qualified(adj)

    holding appropriate documentation and officially on record as qualified to perform a specified function or practice a specified skill

    "a registered pharmacist"; "a registered hospital"

  4. restricted, qualified(adj)

    restricted in meaning; (as e.g. `man' in `a tall man')

  5. dependent, dependant, qualified(adj)

    contingent on something else

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. qualified(adjective)ˈkwɒl əˌfaɪd

    trained to do a job

    a qualified nurse/pilot/plumber; highly qualified teachers

  2. qualifiedˈkwɒl əˌfaɪd

    able to do sth because you have the right experience or knowledge

    The nurse is well qualified to answer any childcare questions.

  3. qualifiedˈkwɒl əˌfaɪd

    (of a statement) limited by a condition or sb's doubt

    a qualified statement


  1. qualified(Adjective)

    Meeting the standards, requirements, and training for a position.

  2. qualified(Adjective)

    Restricted or limited by conditions.

    Assuming that I have all the information, my qualified opinion is that your plan will work.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Qualified(adj)

    fitted by accomplishments or endowments

  2. Qualified(adj)

    modified; limited; as, a qualified statement

  3. Qualified

    of Qualify

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'qualified' in Adjectives Frequency: #766

Translations for qualified

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(negative unqualified ) having the necessary qualification(s) to do (something)

a qualified engineer.

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