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English definition of “qualifier”


noun [C]     /ˈkwɒlɪfaɪər/
GAME a game or competition that decides whether you can enter another competition Competing in sportCompeting and contending (non-sporting)Parts and stages of competitions
PERSON someone who has succeeded in getting into a competition Competitors and participants in sports and games
(Definition of qualifier noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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