- 1A person or team that qualifies for a competition or its final rounds: he was the fifth-fastest qualifierMore example sentences
- I watched both of the swimmers progress from age group athletes to junior championship qualifiers to national championship finalists.
- English football had the most qualifiers through to the Second Round of the Champions League with those four aforementioned clubs.
- He said Premiership teams would be put in one basket while the qualifiers from the fifth round would be in another basket.
- 1.1A match or contest to decide which individuals or teams qualify for a competition or its final rounds: England’s next World Cup qualifierMore example sentences
- The venues for the final round of qualifiers will then be decided.
- Azteca and many fans thought that Mexico had underachieved in its final four qualifiers, tying each match, including a scoreless draw with the U.S. in Mexico City.
- They had previously finished fourth in the Concacaf final round qualifiers to earn a play-off against Bahrain.
- 2 Grammar A word or phrase, especially an adjective, used to attribute a quality to another word, especially a noun.More example sentences
- In fact, it figures frequently as a qualifier for the word ‘education’.
- Use qualifiers to vary the meaning of a search phrase or keyword and bring additional results.
- 2.1(In systemic grammar) a word or phrase added after a noun to qualify its meaning.More example sentences
- Both Fleming and Gall avoid the verb qualifiers that attach themselves to standard prose like barnacles to the hull of a ship.
- The qualifier here is the word - or the feeling of the word - but.
- In any case, linguistic qualifiers militate against the signification of the terms they qualify, even as they expand or reduce the space of signification.
More definitions of qualifierDefinition of qualifier in:
- The US English dictionary