Definition of "qualifying" []

  • (of a contest, competition, etc) played in order to decide which person or team will progress to the final stages; preliminary (adjective)
  • (of a statement) containing extra detail or explanation (which makes a prior statement less strong or less general) (adjective)
  • Present participle of qualify. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "qualifying" in a sentence
  • "On language stating that anthropogenic greenhouse gas increase has very likely caused most of the observed increase in global temperature, China and Saudi Arabia proposed using the term qualifying the probability of very likely, suggesting the use of likely or “increasingly” very likely."
  • "Well, not to take anything away from our Texas CHL holders, but the qualifying is a joke."
  • "There are MILLIONS of mixed race people in this country who didn't and don't have any choice about the location in which they were conceived to fit the parameters of what you describe as qualifying to "be black.""