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qualitativeadjective

 us   /ˈkwɑl·ɪˌteɪ·t̬ɪv/
relating to the quality of an experience or situation rather than to facts that can be measured: There’s a qualitative difference between seeing a live performance in a theater and watching a movie.
qualitatively
adverb  /ˌkwɑl·ɪˈteɪ·t̬ɪv·li/
Translations of “qualitative”
in Chinese (Traditional) 質量,品質, 質量上的,品質上的, 性質上的…
in Russian качественный…
in Turkish nitelik, niteliğe ait…
in Chinese (Simplified) 质量, 质量的, 性质的…
in Polish jakościowy…
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