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uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˈkwɒl.ɪ.faɪd/  us   /ˌoʊ.vɚˈkwɑː.lɪ-/
having more ​knowledge, ​skill, and/or ​experience than is ​needed (for a ​particularjob): The ​problem with ​employingpeople who are overqualified for the ​job is that they often don't ​stay in it for ​long.
(Definition of overqualified from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “overqualified”
in Chinese (Simplified) (对某一工作而言)资历过高的,大材小用的…
in Chinese (Traditional) (對某一工作而言)資歷過高的,大材小用的…
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