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noun qualification pronunciation in American English /ˌkwɑləfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/
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singularqualification
pluralqualifications
  1. 1
    [countable] an ability or quality that you need in order to do a particular job or activity
    qualification for:

    Reagan’s command of television was a vital qualification for the presidency.

  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] something that you add to a statement or rule to show that it is not true in some situations

    There is an important qualification to the Act: It does not apply to international contracts.

    without qualification (=in every way, or in every possible situation):

    I welcome the amendment to the bill without qualification.

  3. 3
    [uncountable] the action or process of qualifying for something
    qualification for:

    Our qualification for the semifinals hangs in the balance.

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