quality

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quality is part of the Basic English 850.
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quality is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
quality

Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /'kwɒl.ɪ.tɪ/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: qual‧i‧ty

Noun[change]

Singular
quality

Plural
qualities

  1. Goodness.
    This cloth is full of quality.
  2. The way something or someone is (frequently a good way).
    Being truthful is his best quality.
    The meat was of poor quality.

Adjective[change]

Positive
quality

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

  1. Something that is quality is well-made or has good value.
    We sell quality lightbulbs that will last for very long time.
  2. (informal) A quality item is a very good one.
    Here is a quality computer.