Qualifying - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈkwɑːləˌfaɪɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word qualifying
Brit.  |ˈkwɒlɪfaɪɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word qualifying
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to qualify


- the grammatical relation that exists when a word qualifies the meaning of the phrase (syn: limiting, modification)
- success in satisfying a test or requirement (syn: pass, passing)


She passed a qualifying examination and became a teacher.

...the school board approved a raise in the maximum family income for students qualifying for reduced-price lunches...

The college has strict rules for qualifying for financial assistance.

...candidates for the quiz show must complete the qualifying test within a given amount of time...

...stupefied by the ruling that he could not compete because his missed the qualifying age by two days...

Ireland have an outside chance (=slight chance) of qualifying for the World Cup.

After qualifying, doctors spend at least two years working in hospitals.

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