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English noun: qualification

1. qualification (attribute) an attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for something


SamplesHer qualifications for the job are excellent.
One of the qualifications for admission is an academic degree.
She has the makings of fine musician.


Synonymsmaking


Broader (hypernym)fitness, fittingness


Narrower (hyponym)eligibility, ineligibility

2. qualification (act) the act of modifying or changing the strength of some idea


SamplesHis new position involves a qualification of his party's platform.


Broader (hypernym)alteration, revision

3. qualification (communication) a statement that limits or restricts some claim


SamplesHe recommended her without any reservations.


Synonymsreservation


Broader (hypernym)statement


Narrower (hyponym)fine print, small print, weasel word









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