What does qualification mean?

Definitions for qualificationˌkwɒl ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word qualification.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. qualification, making(noun)

    an attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for something

    "her qualifications for the job are excellent"; "one of the qualifications for admission is an academic degree"; "she has the makings of fine musician"

  2. qualification(noun)

    the act of modifying or changing the strength of some idea

    "his new position involves a qualification of his party's platform"

  3. reservation, qualification(noun)

    a statement that limits or restricts some claim

    "he recommended her without any reservations"


  1. qualification(Noun)

    The act or process of qualifying.

    Qualification for this organization is extraordinarily difficult.

  2. qualification(Noun)

    An ability or attribute aiding one's chances of qualifying.

    What are your qualifications for this job?

  3. qualification(Noun)

    An added condition.

    I accept your offer, but with the following qualification.

  4. qualification(Noun)

    The process by which racers race against the clock to determine whether they will qualify for a race, and if so in what qualifying position.

    The racer with the best time in qualification wins the pole position.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Qualification(noun)

    the act of qualifying, or the condition of being qualified

  2. Qualification(noun)

    that which qualifies; any natural endowment, or any acquirement, which fits a person for a place, office, or employment, or which enables him to sustian any character with success; an enabling quality or circumstance; requisite capacity or possession

  3. Qualification(noun)

    the act of limiting, or the state of being limited; that which qualifies by limiting; modification; restriction; hence, abatement; diminution; as, to use words without any qualification

  4. Origin: [Cf. F. qualification. See Qualify.]

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'qualification' in Nouns Frequency: #1214


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of qualification in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of qualification in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Josh Douglas:

    I don't think this law adds a qualification on him.

  2. Hillsborough Mayor Frank Delcore:

    I can say without qualification, I see no public threat.

  3. Pst Sam Onitiri:


  4. Robert Duke:

    Losing the qualification to self bond and turning to the corporate surety market is uncharted territory.

  5. Selphy Sibambo:

    I come every Monday to Friday. But there is no work. They want a qualification but we don't have the qualifications.

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