qualification
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qualification(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (requirement)
a. el requisito
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You don't have the necessary qualifications for the position.No tiene los requisitos necesarios para el puesto.
2. (education)
a. el título
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You are required to have a teaching qualification to work in the public school system.Para trabajar en el sistema de escuelas públicas, es necesario tener título de profesor.
3. (sports)
a. la clasificación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I just missed the qualification for the next round.Perdí por poco la clasificación para la próxima ronda.
4. (exception)
a. la reserva
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The insurance company agreed to our claim without qualifications.La compañía de seguros aceptó nuestro reclamo sin reservas.
b. la salvedad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This is a good restaurant with one qualification: it is too noisy!Es un buen restaurante con una salvedad: es demasiado ruidoso.
5. (grammar)
a. la calificación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The entire phrase is functioning as an adjectival qualification of the noun.La frase entera funciona como calificación adjetiva del sustantivo.
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qualification
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (diploma)
a. el título
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (skill)
a. la aptitud f, capacidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
3. (completion of studies)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
after qualificationdespués de obtener el título
4. (modification)
a. la condición f, reserva
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
5. (for competition)
a. la clasificación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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qualification [ˌkwɒlɪfɪˈkeɪʃən]
noun
1 (diploma) título (m)
he left school without any qualifications dejó la escuela sin sacarse ningún título; what are his qualifications? ¿qué títulos tiene?; a teaching qualification un título de profesor; vocational qualifications títulos (m) de formación profesional
2 (for a post) requisito (m)
she doesn't have the qualifications for the post no reúne los requisitos para el puesto; the qualifications for membership lo que se requiere para ser socio
3 (description) calificación (f)
4 (Dep) clasificación (f)
they missed qualification for the finals no consiguieron clasificarse para la final
5 (reservation) reserva (f); (modification) salvedad (f)
without qualification sin reserva; this is true, with the qualification that ... esto es verdad, con la salvedad de que ...; by way of qualification, I should point out that ... quisiera hacer la salvedad de que ...
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