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overqualified

[ oh-ver-kwol-uh-fahyd ]
/ ˈoʊ vərˈkwɒl əˌfaɪd /
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adjective

having more education, training, or experience than is required for a job or position.

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Origin of overqualified

First recorded in 1950–55; over- + qualified
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British Dictionary definitions for overqualified

overqualified
/ (ˌəʊvəˈkwɒlɪˌfaɪd) /

adjective

having more managerial experience or academic qualifications than required for a particular job
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