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English definition of “overqualified”

overqualified

adjective     /ˌəʊ.vəˈkwɒl.ɪ.faɪd/ US  /ˌoʊ.vɚˈkwɑː.lɪ-/
having more knowledge, skill, and/or experience than is needed (for a particular job): The problem with employing people who are overqualified for the job is that they often don't stay in it for long.Employment status and types of workSkilled, talented and able
(Definition of overqualified adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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