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underqualified Line breaks: under|quali¦fied

Definition of underqualified in English:


Insufficiently qualified for a particular job.
Example sentences
  • Also, a report from October 1997 indicated that 42% of teachers were not qualified or were underqualified.
  • It's precisely the kind of job I'm interested in (and was applying for this summer) - I'm not unqualified by any stretch, just a tad underqualified by the specifics of this particular job announcement.
  • I'm in desperate need of a new job, and have an interview for a great position (which honestly, I'm a tad underqualified for) at an incredibly cool company tomorrow.

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