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American English: /ˈkwɑləˌfaɪd/
British English: /ˈkwɒlɪfʌɪd/

Translation of qualified in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 (trained)
    a shortage of qualified personnel
    una escasez de personal calificado or (Spain) cualificado
    a highly qualified candidate
    un candidato muy preparado or con un excelente currículum
    qualified to + infinitiveI am not qualified to teach in this country
    no tengo la titulación necesaria para ejercer la docencia en este país
    Example sentences
    • Childcare centres are getting more funding to pay for better qualified staff.
    • The program has expanded to include 23 highly qualified teachers.
    • The classes are being conducted by a qualified instructor.
    1.2 (competent) (predicative) to be qualified to + infinitive
    estar capacitado para + infinitive
    I'm not qualified to speak on the subject
    no estoy capacitado para hablar sobre el tema
    1.3 (eligible) (predicative) to be qualified to + infinitivehe was not qualified to play for his country
    no reunía los requisitos necesarios para jugar por su país
    you may be qualified to receive a grant
    puede ser que tengas derecho a que te den una beca
  • 2 (limited)
    con reservas
    it was a qualified success
    tuvo cierto éxito
    they gave their qualified approval to the plan
    aprobaron el plan estipulando ciertas condiciones
    Example sentences
    • Some rights, perhaps in an attenuated or qualified form, survived the making of the order.
    • Under the paragraph 3 process, parents have a qualified right to insist on their preference for a particular school.
    • The first category of decision had to be unanimous; qualified majority could decide the second.

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