unqualified Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"unqualified" in British English

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unqualifiedadjective

uk   /ʌnˈkwɒl.ɪ.faɪd/  us   /-ˈkwɑː.lɪ-/

unqualified adjective (PERSON)

C1 An unqualified ​person does not have the ​qualificationsneeded for a ​particularjob.

unqualified adjective (COMPLETE)

not ​limited in any way; to the ​largestdegreepossible: We ​achieved a lot but I wouldn't say that the ​project has been an unqualified success. The ​proposal has the unqualified support of the ​entirecommittee.
(Definition of unqualified from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"unqualified" in American English

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unqualifiedadjective

 us   /ʌnˈkwɑl·əˌfɑɪd/

unqualified adjective (WITHOUT SKILLS)

lacking the ​skills and ​experienceneeded for a ​particularjob: I ​liked her, but she was unqualified for the ​job.

unqualified adjective (TOTAL)

[not gradable] not ​limited in any way: My first ​attempt was an unqualified ​success.
(Definition of unqualified from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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