qualification


qualification
noun
1 (often qualifications) allowing sb to work, study, etc.
ADJECTIVE
formal, paper (BrE)
basic, minimum
entry
appropriate, necessary
special, specialist
management, professional, vocational (BrE)

The aim of the reform is to give more status to vocational qualifications.

further
academic, educational, postgraduate (BrE)

Many of those selected lack the academic qualifications to teach.

technical (esp. BrE)
legal, medical, secretarial, teaching (all esp. BrE)
VERB + QUALIFICATION
acquire, gain, obtain
have, hold, possess

Only two of the applicants had the necessary qualifications.

meet (esp. AmE)
lack
QUALIFICATION + NOUN
period

The job usually has a three-year qualification period.

PREPOSITION
qualification for

the minimum entry qualification for admission

qualification in

He held no formal qualification in law.

2 weakening of a statement
ADJECTIVE
important
VERB + QUALIFICATION
add
need, require

The term ‘population’ as used here requires qualification.

PREPOSITION
with qualifications

I agree with his view, with a few qualifications.

without qualification

The committee supported her proposal, without qualification.


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  • Qualification — (v. lat.), 1) Beilegung einer Eigenschaft, einer Benennung; 2) das sich Eignen einer Person zu einem Geschäft, od. die Tauglichkeit einer Sache zu einem bestimmten Zwecke überhaupt …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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