- having the qualities, accomplishments, etc., that fit a person for some function, office, or the like.
- having the qualities, accomplishments, etc., required by law or custom for getting, having, or exercising a right, holding an office, or the like.
- modified, limited, or restricted in some way: a qualified endorsement.
Origin of qualified
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1. able, capable, competent, fitted.
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Examples from the Web for well-qualified
The course is taught by the well-qualified creationist biologist Dr. David A. Dewitt.How Liberty University Creates Creationists
Karl W. Giberson
March 2, 2014
Yes, I wanted to see a well-qualified, passionate, visionary black man become president in my lifetime.Black. Female. Undecided.
Sophia A. Nelson
November 6, 2012
Still, he benefits from this presumption, even among most people who aren't voting for him, that he's well-qualified.Mr. Inexperienced
August 9, 2012
Then, again, well-qualified teachers and superintendents are employed.Popular Education
There are ladies, even where well-qualified domestics are most rare, who seldom find any trouble in keeping good and steady ones.A Treatise on Domestic Economy
Catherine Esther Beecher
With the new year, 1902, drafts of carefully chosen and well-qualified teachers from England began to arrive.Lord Milner's Work in South Africa
W. Basil Worsfold
A missionary in Paris applied to her for two well-qualified matrons.The Life of Florence Nightingale vol. 1 of 2
Edward Tyas Cook
It is something, my friends, it is often a great deal, to send into a town a well-qualified female teacher.Thoughts on Educational Topics and Institutions
George S. Boutwell
- having good or excellent qualifications
- having the abilities, qualities, attributes, etc, necessary to perform a particular job or task
- limited, modified, or restricted; not absolute
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