qualification (n.)

  1. an attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for something; her qualifications for the job are excellent; one of the qualifications for admission is an academic degree; she has the makings of fine musician

    [ Syn: making ]

  2. the act of modifying or changing the strength of some idea; his new position involves a qualification of his party's platform'

  3. a statement that limits or restricts some claim; he recommended her without any reservations

    [ Syn: reservation ]

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