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qualified

adjective     /ˈkwɒlɪfaɪd/
HAVING EXAMS
B1 having passed exams or courses: a newly qualified teacher a highly qualified accountantSchool and vocational qualifications
qualified to do sth
B2 having the skills, qualities, or experience that you need in order to do something: I think John is the best qualified to make that decision.School and vocational qualifications
NOT CERTAIN
If something someone says is qualified, they have added something to it to make it less certain: The answer was a qualified yes. →  Opposite unqualified Doubt and ambivalenceHesitating
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