how to pronounce qualified


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qualified is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of qualified in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… more or less qualified uh and it's just …”

meanings of qualified


  1. Restricted or limited by conditions.
  2. Meeting the standards, requirements, and training for a position.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of qualify.

qualified frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word qualified occurs in english on average 11.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics qualified can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that qualified can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with qualified


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