[ kwol-uh-fi-key-shuhn ]
/ ˌkwɒl ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən /
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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.
the act of qualifying; state of being qualified.
modification, limitation, or restriction: to endorse a plan without qualification.
an instance of this: He protected his argument with several qualifications.
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Origin of qualification
OTHER WORDS FROM qualificationnon·qual·i·fi·ca·tion, nouno·ver·qual·i·fi·ca·tion, nounpre·qual·i·fi·ca·tion, nounre·qual·i·fi·ca·tion, noun
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How to use qualification in a sentence
I was able to gain qualifications in penetration testing which improved my job prospects in the sector.Two key UK military nonprofits join forces to boost veteran training in cyber and tech|Mike Butcher|December 3, 2020|TechCrunch
Now, the company instead straightforwardly describes the responsibilities and qualifications needed for a position.When ‘going the extra mile’ becomes a problem|ehinchliffe|November 23, 2020|Fortune
Now we focus much more on describing what qualifications they need.
For us as a sector that’s a challenge—that we don’t tap into the whole pool of capabilities and qualification, and only a part of it.
Be approved with a local lender who can get on the phone and back up your qualification.How to win a multiple offer battle when buying a home in D.C.|Khalil Alexander El-Ghoul|November 6, 2020|Washington Blade
British Dictionary definitions for qualification
/ (ˌkwɒlɪfɪˈkeɪʃən) /
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 taskhe 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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