from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having the appropriate qualifications for an office, position, or task.
- adj. Limited, restricted, or modified: a qualified plan for expansion.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Meeting the standards, requirements, and training for a position.
- adj. Restricted or limited by conditions.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of qualify.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Fitted by accomplishments or endowments.
- adj. Modified; limited.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having a qualification; fitted by accomplishments or endowments; furnished with legal power or capacity: as, a person qualified to hold an appointment; a qualified elector.
- Affected by some degree of negation, limitation, or modification; modified: limited; restricted: as, a qualified statement; qualified admiration.
- Eccles., noting a person enabled to hold two benefices.
- Prefixed by a qualifying adjective; in a slang use, damned.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. limited or restricted; not absolute
- adj. contingent on something else
- adj. meeting the proper standards and requirements and training for an office or position or task
- adj. holding appropriate documentation and officially on record as qualified to perform a specified function or practice a specified skill
- adj. restricted in meaning; (as e.g. `man' in `a tall man')
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