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Past participle ofqualify. There are other translations for this conjugation.


An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (graduate)
a. titulado (engineer, instructor)
We are not authorized to pay for any repair that is not supervised by a qualified engineer.No estamos autorizados a pagar ninguna reparación que no esté supervisada por un ingeniero titulado.
b. calificado
The school hired a qualified math teacher.La escuela contrató a un maestro de matemáticas calificado.
c. cualificado
Regionalism used in Spain
There's a huge shortage of qualified carpenters.Hay una enorme escasez de carpinteros cualificados.
2. (capable)
a. capacitado
The voters thought he was qualified to lead our country.Los votantes pensaron que estaba capacitado para dirigir nuestro país.
b. capaz
We have a qualified guest speaker who will help us address our water problems.Tenemos un invitado especial capaz que nos ayudará a resolver nuestros problemas de agua.
3. (eligible)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Check with your local school to see if your son is qualified to receive a grant.Averigüe en la escuela más cercana si su hijo reúne los requisitos para recibir un subsidio.
You are not qualified to vote.Usted no reúne los requisitos necesarios para votar.
4. (hedged)
a. con reservas
The mayor gave the plan his qualified approval.El alcalde aprobó el plan con reservas.
b. limitado
My attempt at baking a cake was a qualified success.Mi intento de hornear un pastel tuvo un éxito limitado.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (having diploma)
a. titulado(a)
2. (competent)
a. capaz, capacitado(a)
to be qualified to do somethingtener el título exigido para hacer algo
3. (modified)
a. limitado(a), parcial
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qualified [ˈkwɒlɪfaɪd]
(in subject) (having exam passes, certificates) titulado
a qualified engineer un ingeniero titulado
the lack of qualified medical staff
qualified ski instructors instructores (m) de esquí titulados
you are advised to seek the help of a qualified nutritional practitioner
to be qualified to do sth (having passed exams) estar titulado para hacer algo; (having right expertise) estar cualificado para hacer algo
she is qualified to teach first aid
he was by far the best qualified for the task era con mucho el mejor cualificado para la tarea
a group of highly qualified young people un grupo de jóvenes altamente cualificados
a newly qualified accountant un contable recién licenciado
newly qualified drivers conductores (m) que acaban de sacarse el carné
special plates for newly qualified drivers
to be properly qualified tener los títulos necesarios
the clinic had four surgeons who were all properly qualified, though I never asked to see their qualifications Many bus and lorry drivers are not properly qualified and if caught without a licence can usually pay a bribe and keep on driving essential oils should only be taken internally under the guidance of a properly qualified practitioner
it can be difficult to find suitably qualified staff a veces es difícil encontrar personal adecuadamente cualificado
2 (equipped, capable)
to be qualified to do sth estar capacitado para hacer algo; I don't feel qualified to judge that no me siento capacitado para juzgar eso
he is well qualified to captain the team
no one is better qualified than Maria to do this nadie está mejor capacitada que María para hacer esto
he did not feel qualified to discuss it to be qualified [for] sth
3 (eligible)
to be qualified to vote reunir los requisitos necesarios para votar
People under 18 are not qualified to vote
you are not qualified to receive benefit usted no reúne los requisitos necesarios para recibir ayuda del estado
he isn't qualified to play for England
4 (limited)
he gave it his qualified approval lo aprobó con reservas
the committee gave a qualified endorsement to the plan el comité aprobó el plan bajo ciertas condiciones
it was a qualified success fue un éxito relativo
to give qualified support to sth apoyar algo con reservas
The government has in the past given qualified support to the idea of tightening the legislation the panel gave a qualified endorsement to the plan A £33 billion scheme for offices, homes and a park at King's Cross was given qualified approval by Camden council yesterday. The two women had been allies in the struggle to maintain the Roosevelt marriage, but the price Sara exacted for her qualified support had come to seem too high Mr. Bush seized on Clinton's qualified support of the Free Trade Agreement with Mexico as an example of his unsuitablitiy for the presidency the reaction was one of qualified [praise] the government has given a qualified welcome to the announcement
qualified majority voting (n) votación (f) de mayoría mínima
the introduction of qualified majority voting Some decisions are by unanimity, notably on job protection and social security, but others are by qualified majority voting
qualified voter (n) electoraelectora (m) (f) habilitadoahabilitada;a electora a habilitada
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