What does Qualifier mean?

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ˈkwɒl əˌfaɪ ərqual·i·fi·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. qualifiernoun

    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"

  2. modifier, qualifiernoun

    a content word that qualifies the meaning of a noun or verb


  1. qualifiernoun

    A contestant who qualifies for a stage in a competition.

  2. qualifiernoun

    A preliminary stage of a competition.

  3. qualifiernoun

    A person who qualifies for something.

  4. qualifiernoun

    A word or phrase, such as an adjective or adverb, that describes or characterizes another word or phrase, such as a noun or verb; a modifier; that adds or subtracts attributes to another.


  1. qualifier

    In linguistics, a modifier is an optional element in phrase structure or clause structure which modifies the meaning of another element in the structure. For instance, the adjective "red" acts as a modifier in the noun phrase "red ball", providing extra details about which particular ball is being referred to. Similarly, the adverb "quickly" acts as a modifier in the verb phrase "run quickly". Modification can be considered a high-level domain of the functions of language, on par with predication and reference.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Qualifiernoun

    one who, or that which, qualifies; that which modifies, reduces, tempers or restrains

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Qualifier in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Qualifier in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Qualifier in a Sentence

  1. Harris County:

    This rhetoric has gotten out of control, we've heard 'black lives matter,' 'All lives matter.' Well, cops' lives matter, too. So why don't we just drop the qualifier, and just say 'Lives matter,' and take that to the bank?

  2. Mitch Barnhart:

    Certainly, pauses have been a part of that conversation, what we noticed, they were under consideration deep into discussions that we had. The challenge was that you had two teams that made really remarkable tournament runs in Georgetown and Oregon State ... and as they took those spots, some people had to fall off. Unfortunately, you have an opportunity during the course of the year to get your resume where you want it to be, and at the end of the day if it’s not where you want it to be, you have a chance to go to the tournament and secure the (automatic qualifier). Two teams did that, and in the process of doing that, they took two bids away.

  3. Venus Williams:

    I feel definitely more comfortable going into that match than, for example, today, i had never played( McHale) before, so you feel like you don't really know what's going to happen. Earlier, Latvian 11th seed Anastasija Sevastova became the latest player to be stuck down with a viral illness at the tournament. Sevastova was down 5-0 in the first set of her third round match with Estonian 21st seed Anett Kontaveit when she retired. Her departure came less than 24 hours after Venus Williams was unable to continue Venus Williams match on Sunday, also citing a viral illness. Men's third seed Alexander Zverev also said on Monday after losing to fellow German Jan-Lennard Struff that he too had a virus. Among those women still feeling healthy, three-times grand slam champion Angelique Kerber battled back to beat Russian qualifier Natalia Vikhlyantseva 3-6 6-1 6-3. Kerber took a while to warm to her task on a cool morning in the California desert.

  4. The IOC:

    After a careful review of all alternatives, the BTF (Boxing Task Force) approved the proposal of the Jordan Olympic Committee today, in order to confirm the competition dates and location as soon as possible, in the best interest of the athletes preparing for the qualifier.

  5. Treva Lindsey:

    People will say, ‘I’m really sad this whole scenario happened, but had she not had that knife ….’ That becomes the ‘but,’ the qualifier, the caveat, and too often we have a caveat when it comes to defending, protecting, and caring for Black girls.

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  • Kennzeichner, Attribut, Qualifikant, Qualifikationsspiel, nähere Bestimmung, Beifügung, Qualifikationsrunde, QualifiziererGerman
  • 限定詞Chinese

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