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overqualified

adjective uk   /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.
Translations of “overqualified”
in Chinese (Traditional) (對某一工作而言)資歷過高的,大材小用的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (对某一工作而言)资历过高的,大材小用的…
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