qualified

Definitions:

  • Having the appropriate qualifications for an office, position, or task.
  • Limited, restricted, or modified.
  • Prefixed by a qualifying adjective; in a slang use, damned.
  • Having a qualification; fitted by accomplishments or endowments; furnished with legal power or capacity: as, a person <em>qualified</em> to hold an appointment; a <em>qualified</em> elector.
  • Affected by some degree of negation, limitation, or modification; modified: limited; restricted: as, a <em>qualified</em> statement; <em>qualified</em> admiration.
  • <em>Eccles.</em>, noting a person enabled to hold two benefices.
  • Fitted by accomplishments or endowments.
  • Modified; limited.
  • a base fee, or an estate which has a qualification annexed to it, the fee ceasing with the qualification, as a grant to A and his heirs, <ex>tenants of the manor of Dale</ex>.
  • an indorsement which modifies the liability of the indorser that would result from the general principles of law, but does not affect the negotiability of the instrument.
  • a limited veto power, by which the chief executive in a constitutional government may refuse assent to bills passed by the legislative body, which bills therefore fail to become laws unless upon a reconsideration the legislature again passes them by a certain majority specified in the constitution, when they become laws without the approval of the executive.
  • that which depends on temporary possession, as that in wild animals reclaimed, or as in the case of a bailment.
  • Meeting the <xref>standards</xref>, <xref>requirements</xref>, and <xref>training</xref> for a position.
  • <xref>Restricted</xref> or <xref>limited</xref> by <xref>conditions</xref>.
  • Simple past tense and past participle of <xref>qualify</xref>.
  • limited or restricted; not absolute
  • contingent on something else
  • meeting the proper standards and requirements and training for an office or position or task
  • holding appropriate documentation and officially on record as qualified to perform a specified function or practice a specified skill
  • restricted in meaning; (as e.g. `man' in `a tall man')
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