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qualification (n.)

1540s, "restriction, limitation, modification," from French qualification and directly from Medieval Latin qualificationem (nominative qualificatio), noun of action from past-participle stem of qualificare (see qualify). Meaning "an accomplishment, etc. that adapts someone to a particular circumstance or employment" is from 1660s; that of "necessary precondition" is from 1723. Related: Qualifications.

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Definitions of qualification from WordNet

qualification (n.)
an attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for something;
her qualifications for the job are excellent
one of the qualifications for admission is an academic degree
Synonyms: making
qualification (n.)
the act of modifying or changing the strength of some idea;
his new position involves a qualification of his party's platform
qualification (n.)
a statement that limits or restricts some claim;
Synonyms: reservation
From wordnet.princeton.edu

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