Meaning of qualification

qual•i•fi•ca•tion

Pronunciation: (kwol"u-fi-kā'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. a quality, accomplishment, etc., that fits a person for some function, office, or the like.
  2. a circumstance or condition required by law or custom for getting, having, or exercising a right, holding an office, or the like.
  3. the act of qualifying; state of being qualified.
  4. modification, limitation, or restriction: to endorse a plan without qualification.
  5. an instance of this: He protected his argument with several qualifications.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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