officially recognized as being trained to perform a particular job; certified.
newly qualified nurses
not complete or absolute; limited.
I could only judge this CD a qualified success
be entitled to a particular benefit or privilege by fulfilling a necessary condition.
they do not qualify for compensation payments
become officially recognized as a practitioner of a particular profession or activity by satisfying the relevant conditions or requirements, typically by undertaking a course of study and passing examinations.
after the war he qualified as a lawyer
make (a statement or assertion) less absolute; add reservations to.
she felt obliged to qualify her first short answer
he's a qualified teacher
They are powerful methods to help prospective fitness clients discover they need the services of a qualified professional.
the book was a qualified success
There are currently around 600 combatant craft crewmember qualified personnel assigned to the different teams.
Its hard cheeses are handcrafted in open vats by qualified cheesemakers, not machines.
The military is not in a position single-handedly to either maintain highly qualified cadres or to retain real professionals within its ranks.
Previously financial matters were dealt with by qualified accountants, financial advisers.
the idea got a qualified welcome
Childcare centres are getting more funding to pay for better qualified staff.