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adjective qualified pronunciation in American English /ˈkwɑləˌfaɪd/

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  1. 1
    [only before noun] qualified support or agreement is not completely positive because someone has some doubts or criticisms
    The proposals were met with qualified approval.
  2. 2
    thoroughly trained for a particular job
    a qualified doctor/nurse/teacher
    1. a.
      able to do something, because you have the knowledge, skill, or experience that is needed
      well/suitably qualified to do something: She is particularly well qualified to give an opinion.

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