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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Qualification  \Qual`i*fi*ca"tion\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  qualification.  See 
  1.  The  act  of  qualifying,  or  the  condition  of  being 
  2.  That  which  qualifies;  any  natural  endowment,  or  any 
  acquirement,  which  fits  a  person  for  a  place  office,  or 
  employment,  or  which  enables  him  to  sustian  any  character 
  with  success;  an  enabling  quality  or  circumstance; 
  requisite  capacity  or  possession. 
  There  is  no  qualification  for  government  but  virtue 
  and  wisdom,  actual  or  presumptive.  --Burke. 
  3.  The  act  of  limiting,  or  the  state  of  being  limited;  that 
  which  qualifies  by  limiting;  modification;  restriction; 
  hence  abatement;  diminution;  as  to  use  words  without  any 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  an  attribute  that  fits  a  person  for  something:  "her 
  qualifications  for  the  job  are  excellent";  "one  of  the 
  qualifications  for  admission  is  an  academic  degree" 
  2:  the  act  of  modification  or  changing  the  strength  of  some 
  idea;  "his  new  position  involves  a  qualification  of  his 
  party's  platform" 
  3:  a  statement  that  limits  or  restricts  some  claim;  "he 
  recommended  her  without  any  reservations"  [syn:  {reservation}] 

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