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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR QUALIFICATION

But Mr. Darwin's pronominal "we," in this connection, admits of qualification.

He has been brought up to the bar; and has every qualification but application.

The only qualification which she demands is the profession of patriotism.

First of all, I said, consider the nature of the qualification.

Mr. Gladstone talks of an Upper House, with a £20 qualification.

Was there any other seat open to him for which to need a qualification?

The question then arises why is the qualification of masculinity required?

Put your qualification as a resident merchant and as a linguist as strongly as you like.

That is a statement which requires a very great deal of qualification.

I do not ask high schooling, though there you have every qualification.

WORD ORIGIN

1540s, "restriction, modification," from Middle French qualification and directly from Medieval Latin qualificationem (nominative qualificatio), noun of action from past participle stem of qualificare (see qualify). Meaning "accomplishment that qualifies someone to do something" is from 1660s; that of "necessary precondition" is from 1723. Related: Qualifications.

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