Definition of Qualification

1. Noun. An attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for something. "She has the makings of fine musician"

Exact synonyms: Making
Generic synonyms: Fitness, Fittingness
Specialized synonyms: Eligibility, Ineligibility
Derivative terms: Make, Qualify, Qualify, Qualify



2. Noun. The act of modifying or changing the strength of some idea. "His new position involves a qualification of his party's platform"
Generic synonyms: Alteration, Revision
Derivative terms: Qualify

3. Noun. A statement that limits or restricts some claim. "He recommended her without any reservations"
Exact synonyms: Reservation
Generic synonyms: Statement
Specialized synonyms: Fine Print, Small Print, Weasel Word
Derivative terms: Qualify

Definition of Qualification

1. n. The act of qualifying, or the condition of being qualified.

Definition of Qualification

1. Noun. The act or process of qualifying. ¹

2. Noun. An ability or attribute aiding one's chances of qualifying. ¹

3. Noun. An added condition. ¹

4. Noun. (auto racing) The process by which racers race against the clock to determine whether they will qualify for a race, and if so in what qualifying position. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Qualification

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Qualification

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Lancet (1842)
"SIR,—I was much pleased by the perusal of "Subscriber's" letter in THE LANCET of to-day on the double qualification of medical practitioners. ..."

2. The Constitutional History of England Since the Accession of George the by Thomas Erskine May (1906)
"of the question, under more favourable auspices, was reserved for a later period, and new political conditions.1 Since the reform act, the qualification ..."

3. A History of the People of the United States: From the Revolution to the by John Bach McMaster (1900)
"In some a difference of qualification has been required in the persons to be ... All property qualification, even the highest, is so low as to produce no ..."

4. The Constitutional History of England Since the Accession of George the Third by Thomas Erskine May (1899)
"Since the reform act, the qualification laws, — which iii qualification different forms had existed for one hundred and Act*' fifty years, — have passed ..."

5. The Constitutional History of England Since the Accession of George the by Thomas Erskine May (1871)
"of the question, under more favourable auspices, was reserved for a later period, and new political conditions.i Since the reform act, the qualification ..."

6. The Republic of Plato by Plato, Benjamin Jowett (1881)
"Whereupon they proceed to make a law which fixes a sum of money as the qualification of citizenship; the money is more or less accordingly as the oligarchy ..."

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