qualified

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Pronunciation[change]

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Verb[change]

Plain form
qualify

Third-person singular
qualifies

Past tense
qualified

Past participle
qualified

Present participle
qualifying

  1. The past tense and past participle of qualify.

Adjective[change]

Positive
qualified

Comparative
more qualified

Superlative
most qualified

  1. If you are qualified to do a something, like a job, you meet all the requirements.
    She was not qualified for the job because they needed someone who spoke two languages, and she only spoke one.
    He is not qualified to vote, because he is too young. Once he turns 18, he will be qualified to vote in this country.
  2. If you are qualified to do something, you know how to do that thing, and you can do it well.
    Many people wondered if the candidate was qualified to be the President of the country, because he did not seem to know anything about politics or government.
    I don't think my boss is qualified to run a hospital. He has never been a boss before, he knows nothing about medicine, and he has already made six mistakes that cost the hospital $800,000.