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qualified

[kwol-uh-fahyd] /ˈkwɒl əˌfaɪd/
adjective
1.
having the qualities, accomplishments, etc., that fit a person for some function, office, or the like.
2.
having the qualities, accomplishments, etc., required by law or custom for getting, having, or exercising a right, holding an office, or the like.
3.
modified, limited, or restricted in some way:
a qualified endorsement.
Origin
1550-1560
1550-60; qualify + -ed2
Related forms
qualifiedly, adverb
qualifiedness, noun
quasi-qualified, adjective
underqualified, adjective
well-qualified, adjective
Synonyms
1. able, capable, competent, fitted.
Antonyms
unqualified.
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British Dictionary definitions for well-qualified

well-qualified

adjective (well qualified when postpositive)
1.
having good or excellent qualifications

qualified

/ˈkwɒlɪˌfaɪd/
adjective
1.
having the abilities, qualities, attributes, etc, necessary to perform a particular job or task
2.
limited, modified, or restricted; not absolute
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