qualified

[ kwol-uh-fahyd ]
/ ˈkwɒl əˌfaɪd /

adjective

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.

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Origin of qualified

First recorded in 1550–60; qualify + -ed2

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qualified
/ (ˈkwɒlɪˌfaɪd) /

adjective

having the abilities, qualities, attributes, etc, necessary to perform a particular job or task
limited, modified, or restricted; not absolute
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