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qualify

(-fies, -fying, -fied)
Pronunciation: /ˈkwɑːləfaɪ; ˈkwɒlɪfaɪ/

Translation of qualify in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1 (equip, entitle)to qualify sb for sth/to + infinitive/infinitivo his experience should qualify him for a better post su experiencia debería permitirle acceder a un puesto mejor this degree qualifies you to practice anywhere in Europe este título te habilita or te faculta para ejercer en cualquier parte de Europa their low income qualifies them for some benefits sus bajos ingresos les dan derecho a recibir ciertas prestaciones
  • 2 2.1 (limit) I'd like to qualify the statement I made earlier quisiera matizar lo que expresé anteriormente haciendo algunas salvedades ( or puntualizaciones etc) 2.2 [Linguistics/Lingüística] calificar*

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1.1 (gain professional qualification) terminar la carrera, titularse, recibirse (Latin America/América Latina) to qualify as sth sacar* el título de algo, recibirse de algo (Latin America/América Latina) he hopes to qualify as an architect next year espera sacar el título de arquitecto or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) recibirse de arquitecto el año que viene 1.2 [Sport/Deporte] to qualify (for sth) clasificarse* (para algo) 1.3 (be entitled) to qualify (for sth) tener* derecho (a algo) they qualify for help tienen derecho a recibir asistencia 1.4 (count) [formal]to qualify as sth he qualifies as a Romantic puede considerárselo (como) un romántico

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