qualify

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkwɒlɪfaɪ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈkwɑləˌfaɪ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kwolə fī′)


Inflections of 'qualify' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
qualifies
v 3rd person singular
qualifying
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
qualified
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
qualified
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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qualify

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  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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