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Definition of "qualification" []

  • The act of qualifying or the condition of being qualified. (noun)
  • A quality, ability, or accomplishment that makes a person suitable for a particular position or task. (noun)
  • A condition or circumstance that must be met or complied with: fulfilled the qualifications for registering to vote in the presidential election. (noun)
  • A restriction or modification: an offer with a number of qualifications. (noun)

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 "qualification" in a sentence
  • "Her main qualification is that she will claim attorney-client privilege against very question from the Senators."
  • "But the fact I am comfortable living in a country and having close associations with the wildest compadres you can imagine -- is what I call a qualification not a disqualification."
  • "Moreover, many of them share a format that comes from A.A. itself: most 12-step meetings revolve loosely around what is called a "qualification" - an informal monologue by one member about his or her battle with the bottle."