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/ˌkwɒl ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən/
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.
the act of
; state of being
modification, limitation, or restriction:
to endorse a plan without qualification.
an instance of this:
He protected his argument with several qualifications.
), equivalent to
) (past participle of
reservation, stipulation, condition.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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But he believes a professional licence could still be a useful
even if it was not a requirement for all managers.
It's a paper
that poisons the whole field.
It is astonishing to see people advertise their ignorance as though it were a
There are a lot of people with some
to speak on the matter who have tended to view the map as genuine.
Looking forward to hear a statement without any
apologizing to the scientific community about misleading them.
No one would be willing to concede the latter
and few the former.
There is no
for government but virtue and wisdom, actual or presumptive.
The suffrage was thus limited by a strict property
Yet personal frustration, however sincere, is obviously not alone a
to govern and mend this largely failed state.
It seems to me that, with some
, they are.
British Dictionary definitions for
an official record of achievement awarded on the successful completion of a course of training or passing of an exam
an ability, quality, or attribute, esp one that fits a person to perform a particular job or task
he has no qualifications to be a teacher
a condition that modifies or limits; restriction
the act of qualifying or state of being qualified
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