UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkwɒlɪfaɪd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈkwɑləˌfaɪd/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kwolə fīd′)

From the verb qualify: (⇒ conjugate)
qualified is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. is a qualified [nurse, doctor, physician, psychologist]
  2. a qualified professional in [accountancy, engineering, medicine]
  3. [well, poorly, fully, partly, suitably, sufficiently] qualified
  4. [well] qualified for the [job, position]
  5. [under, over] -qualified for the job
  6. qualified [individuals, candidates]
  7. [need, hire, looking for, seek] better qualified staff
  8. attract qualified visitors to your [site, website]
  9. [are, is] qualified to [have, use, teach, make, provide]
  10. is not qualified (enough) to [discuss, offer, give, authorize]
  11. are not qualified to [help, drive, handle]
  12. was only a qualified [hit, success]
WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. (fail to) qualify for the [job, finals, grant]
  2. they [might, will, could] qualify for the [job]
  3. her [experience, background, knowledge] qualifies her for the [job]
  4. qualified as [a teacher, an accountant, a doctor]
  5. she qualified as a [student, child, senior citizen]
  6. qualifies you to [compete, do, receive]
  7. qualify through [a victory, a wild card, experience]
  8. qualify [online, instantly]
  9. qualify the [comments, news, remarks] as [irrelevant, nonsense, lies]
  10. the [comments] were qualified as [irrelevant]
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