- quaking bog,
- quaking grass,
- qualified majority voting,
Origin of qualification
Examples from the Web for qualification
Qualification is exacting, and a majority of the teams that do qualify are from the West.
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|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|DAILY BEAST
Linsky said, “She had all the qualification that someone in that role would need, and they choose from a gazillion candidates.”Cherokee Heritage Debate Snares Mass. Senate Hopeful Elizabeth Warren|Jesse Singal|May 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
President Obama for example has proposed raising the qualification age for Medicare to 67.
I add this qualification, because we must not forget that an incorporated service may gain value as well as lose it.Harmonies of Political Economy|Frdric Bastiat
It is fortunate I have some qualification for my profession, and its about the only one, said Appleby dryly.The Dust of Conflict|David Goodger (email@example.com)
What signified, after all, this or that qualification of this monstrous trial?Biographies of Distinguished Scientific Men|Francois Arago
Thackeray speaks of a young man who possessed every qualification for success—except talent and industry.History of English Humour, Vol. 2 (of 2)|Alfred Guy Kingan L'Estrange
Does your qualification lie in the superior knowledge of men which accepts, courts, and puffs this man?Little Dorrit|Charles Dickens
1540s, "restriction, modification," from Middle French qualification and directly from Medieval Latin qualificationem (nominative qualificatio), noun of action from past participle stem of qualificare (see qualify). Meaning "accomplishment that qualifies someone to do something" is from 1660s; that of "necessary precondition" is from 1723. Related: Qualifications.