qualifying

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qualifying

  1. Present participle of qualify.

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qualifying (plural qualifyings)

  1. A qualification or added condition.
    • 1748, Samuel Richardson, Clarissa, or, the History of a Young Lady
      No expostulations! No buts, girl! No qualifyings, I will be obeyed, I tell you; and chearfully too!
  2. An examination that must be taken in order to qualify.
    • 2013, Robert Nisbet, Teachers and Scholars
      Despite possible lore among graduate students to the contrary, most faculty members dread having to fail a student in the qualifyings.

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