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English adjective: qualified

1. qualified meeting the proper standards and requirements and training for an office or position or task


SamplesMany qualified applicants for the job.


Similarwell-qualified


See alsocompetent, eligible


Antonymsunqualified

2. qualified limited or restricted; not absolute


SamplesGave only qualified approval.


Similarconditional, hedged, limited, modified, weasel-worded


See alsoconditional, modified


Antonymsunqualified

3. qualified holding appropriate documentation and officially on record as qualified to perform a specified function or practice a specified skill


SamplesA registered pharmacist.
A registered hospital.


Synonymscertified


Similarregistered


Antonymsunregistered

4. qualified restricted in meaning; (as e.g. `man' in `a tall man')


Synonymsrestricted


Similarmodified


Domain categorygrammar


Antonymsunmodified

5. qualified contingent on something else


Synonymsdependant, dependent


Similarconditional


Antonymsunconditional, unconditioned









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