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quality

noun [C] (CHARACTERISTIC)    /ˈkwɒl.ɪ.ti/ US  /ˈkwɑː.lə.t̬i/
B2 a characteristic or feature of someone or something: leadership qualities He has a lot of good qualities but being organized isn't one of them. [+ to infinitive] I don't think he has the right qualities to be a teacher . This cheese has a rather rubbery quality to it (= it is like rubber ).Mind and personalityScience of psychology and psychoanalysisConditions and characteristics
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