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Qualification Meaning & Definition
Qualification Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Qualification?

[n] the act of modifying or changing the strength of some idea; "his new position involves a qualification of his party's platform"
[n] an attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for something; "her qualifications for the job are excellent"; "one of the qualifications for admission is an academic degree"; "she has the makings of fine musician"
[n] a statement that limits or restricts some claim; "he recommended her without any reservations"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Qualification: makings | reservation

Related Terms | Find terms related to Qualification:

See Also | academic degree | alteration | degree | eligibility | fine print | fitness | fittingness | ineligibility | revision | small print | statement | weasel word

Qualification In Webster's Dictionary

\Qual`i*fi*ca"tion\, n. [Cf. F. qualification. See {Qualify}.] 1. The act of qualifying, or the condition of being qualified. 2. That which qualifies; any natural endowment, or any acquirement, which fits a person for a place, office, or employment, or which enables him to sustian any character with success; an enabling quality or circumstance; requisite capacity or possession. There is no qualification for government but virtue and wisdom, actual or presumptive. --Burke. 3. The act of limiting, or the state of being limited; that which qualifies by limiting; modification; restriction; hence, abatement; diminution; as, to use words without any qualification.

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