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Definition 1: success in satisfying a test or requirement - [noun denoting act]

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

  • his future depended on his passing that test
  • he got a pass in introductory chemistry

Synonyms for qualifying in the sense of this definition

(qualifying is a kind of ...) an attainment that is successful

"his success in the marathon was unexpected" "his new play was a great success"

Definition 2: the grammatical relation that exists when a word qualifies the meaning of the phrase - [noun denoting linkdef]

Synonyms for qualifying in the sense of this definition

(qualifying is a kind of ...) a linguistic relation established by grammar

(... is a kind of qualifying ) a grammatical qualification that makes the meaning more specific (`red hat' has a more specific meaning than `hat')

(... is a kind of qualifying ) a grammatical relation between a word and a noun phrase that follows

"`Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer' is an example of apposition"

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