a quality, accomplishment, etc., that fits a person for some function, office, or the like.
a circumstance or condition required by law or custom for getting, having, or exercising a right, holding an office, or the like.
modification, limitation, or restriction: to endorse a plan without qualification.
an instance of this: He protected his argument with several qualifications.
Origin: 1535–45; Related forms
< Medieval Latin quālificātiōn-
(stem of quālificātiō
), equivalent to quālificāt
) (past participle of quālificāre
) + -iōn- -ion
4. reservation, stipulation, condition.