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qualification (n.)

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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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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