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Pronunciation: /ˈkwɑːləfaɪd; ˈkwɒlɪfaɪd/

Translation of qualified in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 (trained) [doctor/teacher/engineer] titulado a shortage of qualified personnel una escasez de personal calificado or (Spain/España) cualificado a highly qualified candidate un candidato muy preparado or con un excelente currículumqualified to + infinitive/infinitivo I 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/predicativo) capacitado to be qualified to + infinitive/infinitivo estar* capacitado para + infinitive/infinitivo I'm not qualified to speak on the subject no estoy capacitado para hablar sobre el tema 1.3 (eligible) (predicative/predicativo)to be qualified to + infinitive/infinitivo he 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) [acceptance] 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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