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Translation of "qualify" - English-Spanish dictionary

qualify

verb /ˈkwolifai/ ( past tense, past participle qualified)
to cause to be or to become able or suitable for
capacitar, reunir las condiciones
A degree in English does not necessarily qualify you to teach the subject She is too young to qualify for a place in the team.
(with as) to show that one is suitable for a profession or job etc, especially by passing a test or examination
obtener el título de
I hope to qualify as a doctor.
(with for) to allow, or be allowed, to take part in a competition etc, usually by reaching a satisfactory standard in an earlier test or competition
clasificarse
She failed to qualify for the long jump.
(linguistics) (of an adjective) to describe, or add to the meaning of
calificar
In ’red books’, the adjectivered’ qualifies the noun ’books’.
qualification /-fi-/ noun (the act of gaining) a skill, achievement etc (eg an examination pass) that makes (a person) able or suitable to do a job etc
aptitud, capacidad
What qualifications do you need for this job?
something that gives a person the right to do something
diploma, título
She has the residential qualification to become a citizen.
a limitation to something one has said or written
reserva, salvedad
I think this is an excellent piece of work – with certain qualifications.
qualified adjective (opposite unqualified) having the necessary qualification(s) to do (something)
cualificado, capacitado
a qualified engineer.
qualifying adjective in which players, teams etc attempt to qualify for a competition etc
de clasificación
Our team was beaten in the qualifying round.
(Definition of qualify from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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