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Qualified Meaning & Definition
Qualified Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Qualified?

[adj] (law) legally qualified; "a competent witness"
[adj] contingent on something else
[adj] having elements or qualities mixed in proper or suitable proportions; especially made less severe; "justice moderated with mercy"
[adj] (grammar) restricted in meaning; (as e.g. `man' in `a tall man')
[adj] meeting the proper standards and requirements and training for an office or position or task; "many qualified applicants for the job"
[adj] limited or restricted; not absolute; "gave only qualified approval"
[adj] holding appropriate documentation and officially on record as qualified to perform a specified function or practice a specified skill; "a registered pharmacist"; "a registered hospital"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Qualified: certified | competent | conditional | dependant | dependent | hedged | limited | moderated | modified | registered | restricted | tempered | weasel-worded | well-qualified

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See Also | eligible

Qualified In Webster's Dictionary

\Qual"i*fied\, a. 1. Fitted by accomplishments or endowments. 2. Modified; limited; as, a qualified statement. {Qualified fee} (Law), a base fee, or an estate which has a qualification annexed to it, the fee ceasing with the qualification, as a grant to A and his heirs, tenants of the manor of Dale. {Qualified indorsement} (Law), an indorsement which modifies the liability of the indorser that would result from the general principles of law, but does not affect the negotiability of the instrument. --Story. {Qualified negative} (Legislation), a limited veto power, by which the chief executive in a constitutional government may refuse assent to bills passed by the legislative body, which bills therefore fail to become laws unless upon a reconsideration the legislature again passes them by a certain majority specified in the constitution, when they become laws without the approval of the executive. {Qualified property} (Law), that which depends on temporary possession, as that in wild animals reclaimed, or as in the case of a bailment. Syn: Competent; fit; adapted. Usage: {Qualified}, {Competent}. Competent is most commonly used with respect to native endowments and general ability suited to the performance of a task or duty; qualified with respect to specific acquirements and training.

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