Definition of 'qualify'
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Surely that makes him perfectly qualified for the new administration. Times, Sunday Times (2017)She has already qualified as a doctor in her homeland. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Sedwill is well qualified for the job. The Sun (2017)You must have an income of 11,000 or less to qualify. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Those automatically qualified could make the wildcard choice for their pod and determine the pairings, from within each pod. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It felt very insulting - I was completely qualified for that job. The Sun (2016)Only this week bosses in Cumbria proposed a new attempt to fill surgery gaps by looking for refugees in Britain who might happen to be qualified doctors. Times, Sunday Times (2016) To qualify for these rights you have to be human. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They were detained by medically qualified doctors. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Others want only minor offenders serving a year or less to qualify. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Yet in this one it makes him supremely qualified. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You also need good advice from those who are qualified to give it. Say Goodbye to Debt (1994)These are both qualifying competitions for the overall championship. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Thousands of highly qualified young people abandon the country each year to hunt for jobs abroad. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Our age certainly qualifies on that score. Christianity Today (2000)Why do you think you are qualified for the job? The Sun (2009)Qualifying periods are something that consumers also need to be aware of. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This year you had to fight until the last match to qualify. Times, Sunday Times (2013)England must qualify from their initial group. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It sounds as if your property qualifies for the right of first refusal. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He intends to enrol in medical school to qualify as a doctor and specialise in health care. The Sun (2014)In my case my pay was much less than similarly qualified civilian pilots. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She will need to win two matches in a strong qualifying field to make the main draw. The Sun (2015)That may prompt some not obviously qualified optimists to give it a try. Times, Sunday Times (2006)An international medical degree will qualify students to practise in America. Times, Sunday Times (2008)More than 100 people qualified for the final last year. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'qualify'
British English: qualify /ˈkwɒlɪˌfaɪ/ VERB
When someone qualifies, they pass the examinations that they need to pass in order to work in a particular profession.
I qualified as a doctor.
- American English: qualify
- Arabic: يُؤَهِل
- Brazilian Portuguese: qualificar
- Chinese: 具有资格
- Croatian: kvalificirati
- Czech: kvalifikovat (se)
- Danish: opfylde betingelserne
- Dutch: kwalificeren
- European Spanish: cualificar
- Finnish: täyttää vaatimukset
- French: qualifier
- German: qualifizieren
- Greek: διαθέτω προσόντα
- Italian: qualificare
- Japanese: 資格を取る
- Korean: 자격을 갖추다
- Norwegian: kvalifisere (seg)
- Polish: zakwalifikować
- European Portuguese: qualificar
- Romanian: a se califica
- Russian: выполнение экзаменационного испытания
- Spanish: calificar
- Swedish: kvalificera (sig)
- Thai: มีคุณสมบัติ
- Turkish: hak kazanmak
- Ukrainian: здобувати фах
- Vietnamese: có đủ trình độ
Definition of qualify from the Collins English Dictionary
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