qualifier

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (US) IPA (key): /ˈkwɑl.ɪ.faɪ.ɚ/, enPR: kwŏlʹĭ-fī-ər
  • (UK) IPA (key): /ˈkwɒl.ɪ.faɪ.ə/, enPR: kwŏlʹĭ-fī-ə
  • Hyphenation: qual‧i‧fi‧er

Noun[change]

Singular
qualifier

Plural
qualifiers

(countable)

  1. A qualifier is a person who meets the requirements for something, especially a contestant who qualifies for a stage in a competition.
  2. Qualifier (round) is the preliminary stage of a competition.
  3. (grammar) A qualifier is a word or phrase, such as an adjective or adverb, that describes or characterizes another word or phrase, such as a noun or verb
  4. (computing) (programming) A qualifier is a marker that qualifies or modifies another code element.