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Definition of "qualified" [qual•i•fied]

  • Having the appropriate qualifications for an office, position, or task. (adjective)
  • Limited, restricted, or modified: a qualified plan for expansion. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "qualified" in a sentence
  • "I must insist that in each case the terms are qualified by their whole [_qualified how?"
  • "The term "qualified individual with a disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position."
  • "Spain qualified from a group consisting of Republic of Ireland, Hungary, Northern Ireland, and Malta."