English Online Dictionary. What means qualification? What does qualification mean?
Borrowed from Middle French qualification in the 1540s, which in turn derives from Medieval Latin quālificātiō. Surface analysis: qual(ify) + -ification.
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˌkwɒlɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˌkwɑlɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/
- Rhymes: -eɪʃən
qualification (countable and uncountable, plural qualifications)
- The act or process of qualifying for a position, achievement etc. [from 16th c.]
- An ability or attribute that aids someone's chances of qualifying for something; specifically, completed professional training. [from 17th c.]
- (UK) A certificate, diploma, or degree awarded after successful completion of a course, training, or exam.
- A clause or condition which qualifies something; a modification, a limitation. [from 16th c.]
- (obsolete) A quality or attribute. [17th–19th c.]
- qualification problem
- IPA(key): /ka.li.fi.ka.sjɔ̃/
qualification f (plural qualifications)
- qualification (all senses)
- “qualification”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.