a quality, accomplishment, etc., that fits a person for some function, office, or the like.
a circumstance or condition required by law or custom for getting, having, or exercising a right, holding an office, or the like.
- non·qual·i·fi·ca·tion, noun
- o·ver·qual·i·fi·ca·tion, noun
- pre·qual·i·fi·ca·tion, noun
- re·qual·i·fi·ca·tion, noun
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How to use qualification in a sentence
Boeing has a lot riding on this re-do, since NASA’s other partner in the Commercial Crew program, SpaceX, is now at least a year ahead in terms of its qualification program.Boeing and NASA target December for second try at uncrewed orbital demonstration flight | Darrell Etherington | August 28, 2020 | TechCrunch
When the UK first set out to find an alternative to school leaving qualifications, the premise seemed perfectly reasonable.The UK exam debacle reminds us that algorithms can’t fix broken systems | Karen Hao | August 20, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
Lead generation and qualification are all about seizing every single opportunity that comes your way.
For example, lead generation and qualification can be time-consuming.
Williams fares better according to more traditional measures — he’s a top-10 center fielder since 1901 according to both the Hall of Fame Standards and Monitor tests, which Bill James created to judge a player’s conventional Hall qualifications.Bernie Williams Deserves More Credit For Making The Yankees A Dynasty | Neil Paine (firstname.lastname@example.org) | July 14, 2020 | FiveThirtyEight
qualification is exacting, and a majority of the teams that do qualify are from the West.
A term-limits law is a clear imposition of an added qualification.
Why should the fact of being a working mother be an automatic qualification for anything?
How do you feel about the fact that the qualification is still there?Comedy’s R-Rated Queen Amy Schumer Is Raunchier Than Ever | Kevin Fallon | March 31, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Their marriage is squally: Cristina had been a dentist in Mexico, but her qualification means nothing in Nebraska.Death in the Heartland: What Happened to Steven Haataja? | Tim Teeman | March 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
While using the lustrous coverings for his works with consummate skill, there is one qualification that must not be lost sight of.Antonio Stradivari | Horace William Petherick
Both, however, will need a little qualification when the surrounding circumstances are carefully weighed.Antonio Stradivari | Horace William Petherick
We as heretofore, have been on the extreme; either no qualification at all, or a Collegiate education.
His lordship next proceeded to the ten-pound qualification clause.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III. | E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
In regard to the qualification of electors, he said it had been determined not to adhere to the parliamentary franchise.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III. | E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
British Dictionary definitions for qualification
an official record of achievement awarded on the successful completion of a course of training or passing of an exam
an ability, quality, or attribute, esp one that fits a person to perform a particular job or task: he has no qualifications to be a teacher
a condition that modifies or limits; restriction
the act of qualifying or state of being qualified
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