Preserving that qualitative edge enjoys broad bipartisan support in the United States.
The Pentagon and CIA work constantly with their Israeli counterparts to ensure Israel's qualitative edge.
For us, there was a big kind of qualitative leap on this record.
early 15c., "that produces a (physical) quality," from Medieval Latin qualitativus "relating to quality," from stem of Latin qualitas "a quality, property, nature" (see quality). Meaning "concerned with quality" is from c.1600 in English, from French qualitatif or Medieval Latin qualitativus. Related: Qualitatively.