Meaning of “qualify” - Learner’s Dictionary

qualify

verb uk us /ˈkwɒlɪfaɪ/
BE ALLOWED [ I, T ]

B2 If you qualify for something, you are allowed to do it or have it, and if something qualifies you for something, it allows you to do it or have it:

To qualify for the competition, you must be over 18.
His disability qualifies him for extra benefits.
→ Opposite disqualify
PASS EXAMS [ I ] mainly UK

B2 to pass exams so that you are able to do a job:

He's recently qualified as a doctor.
GET INTO COMPETITION [ I ]

B2 to succeed in getting into a competition:

Nigeria were the first team to qualify for the World Cup.
ADD [ T ]

to add something to what you say to make its meaning less certain

(Definition of “qualify” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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