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Definition 1: the act of modifying or changing the strength of some idea - [noun denoting act]

Samples where qualification or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his new position involves a qualification of his party's platform

(qualification is a kind of ...) the act of revising or altering (involving reconsideration and modification)

"it would require a drastic revision of his opinion"

Definition 2: an attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for something - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where qualification or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • her qualifications for the job are excellent
  • one of the qualifications for admission is an academic degree
  • she has the makings of fine musician

Synonyms for qualification in the sense of this definition

(qualification is a kind of ...) the quality of being suitable

"they had to prove their fitness for the position"

(... is a kind of qualification ) the quality or state of being eligible

"eligibility of a candidate for office" "eligibility for a loan"

(... is a kind of qualification ) the quality or state of being ineligible

Definition 3: a statement that limits or restricts some claim - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where qualification or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he recommended her without any reservations

Synonyms for qualification in the sense of this definition

(qualification is a kind of ...) a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc

"according to his statement he was in London on that day"

(... is a kind of qualification ) the part of a contract that contains reservations and qualifications that are often printed in small type

"don't sign a contract without reading the fine print"

(... is a kind of qualification ) an equivocal qualification; a word used to avoid making an outright assertion

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