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English definition of “qualification”

qualification

noun (TRAINING)    /ˌkwɒl.ɪ.fɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/ US  /ˌkwɑː.lɪ-/
B1 [C] an official record showing that you have finished a training course or have the necessary skills, etc.: You'll never get a good job if you don't have any qualifications. Do you have any teaching/legal/medical/secretarial/academic qualifications?School and vocational qualifications B2 [C or U] an ability, characteristic, or experience that makes you suitable for a particular job or activity: Some nursing experience is a necessary qualification for this job. [+ to infinitive] One of the qualifications you need to work here is a sense of humour!Skill, talent and ability
(Definition of qualification noun (TRAINING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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