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qualified

adjective uk   /ˈkwɒl.ɪ.faɪd/ us    /ˈkwɑː.lɪ-/

qualified adjective (TRAINED)

B1 having finished a training course, or having particular skills, etc.: Tim is now a qualified architect. What makes you think that you are qualified for this job? [+ to infinitive] I'm not qualified to give advice on such matters.Employment status and types of workSkilled, talented and able

qualified adjective (LIMITED)

limited: There seems to be qualified support for the idea.Lack of freedom to act
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