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One entry found for qualify.
Main Entry: qual·i·fy
Pronunciation: primarystresskwäl-schwa-secondarystressfimacr
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): -fied; -fy·ing
1 a : to make less general or more limited : MODIFY <qualify a statement> b : to make less harsh or strict : MODERATE <qualify a punishment> c : to limit the meaning of (as a noun)
2 : to describe in a particular way <would you qualify her as smart>
3 a : to fit or be fit (as by training, skill, or ability) for a special purpose <qualify for a race> b : 2LICENSE <qualified to practice law>

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