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qualified

(Competent), adjective able, acceptable, accomplished, adapted, adept, adequate, apt, capable, deft, efficacious, eligible, entitled, equal to, equipped, expert, fit, knowing, licensed, practiced, skilled, skillful, suitable, trained, versed, well-suited, worthy, worthy of choice
Associated concepts: qualified applicant, qualified elector

qualified

(Conditioned), adjective accommodatus, checked, circumscribed, circumstanced, conditional, conningent upon, controlled, curbed, decreased, defined, dependent, diminished, idoneus, limitary, limited, moderated, modified, not absolute, prerequisite, provisional, provisionary, provisory, restricted, stipulatory, subject to terms
Associated concepts: qualified acceptance, qualified ennorsement, qualified privilege, qualified right
See also: admissible, capable, competent, conditional, deft, dependent, desirable, eligible, entitled, expert, familiar, fit, informed, literate, practiced, professional, proficient, sciential, suitable, veteran

QUALIFIED. This term is frequently used in law. A man hag a qualified property in animals ferae naturae, while they remain in his power, but, as soon as they regain their liberty, his property in them is lost. A man has a qualified right to recover property of which he is not the owner, but which was unlawfully taken out of his possession. But this right may be defeated by the owner bring a suit or claiming the property. Vide Animals; Trover.

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The executive magistrate has a qualified negative on the legislative body, and the Senate, which is a part of the legislature, is a court of impeachment for members both of the executive and judiciary departments.
These, then, are qualities, and the things that take their name from them as derivatives, or are in some other way dependent on them, are said to be qualified in some specific way.
But there is a natural difference between a female and a slave: for nature is not like the artists who make the Delphic swords for the use of the poor, but for every particular purpose she has her separate instruments, and thus her ends are most complete, for whatsoever is employed on one subject only, brings that one to much greater perfection than when employed on many; and yet among the barbarians, a female and a slave are upon a level in the community, the reason for which is, that amongst them there are none qualified by nature to govern, therefore their society can be nothing but between slaves of different sexes.
But for the most part medical students are industrious young men of the middle-class with a sufficient allowance to live in the respectable fashion they have been used to; many are the sons of doctors who have already something of the professional manner; their career is mapped out: as soon as they are qualified they propose to apply for a hospital appointment, after holding which (and perhaps a trip to the Far East as a ship's doctor), they will join their father and spend the rest of their days in a country practice.
Instead of qualifying nouns or verbs by the use of adjectives and adverbs, we qualified sounds by intonation, by changes in quantity and pitch, by retarding and by accelerating.
And here comes the point: is not thirst the desire which the soul has of drink, and of drink only; not of drink qualified by anything else; for example, warm or cold, or much or little, or, in a word, drink of any particular sort: but if the thirst be accompanied by heat, then the desire is of cold drink; or, if accompanied by cold, then of warm drink; or, if the thirst be excessive, then the drink which is desired will be excessive; or, if not great, the quantity of drink will also be small: but thirst pure and simple will desire drink pure and simple, which is the natural satisfaction of thirst, as food is of hunger?
Yes, he said; the simple desire is, as you say, in every case of the simple object, and the qualified desire of the qualified object.
I do not mean to say that relatives may not be disparate, or that the science of health is healthy, or of disease necessarily diseased, or that the sciences of good and evil are therefore good and evil; but only that, when the term science is no longer used absolutely, but has a qualified object which in this case is the nature of health and disease, it becomes defined, and is hence called not merely science, but the science of medicine.
You are, therefore, not qualified to attend my sister.
My investigation of the lady has resulted in the discovery of jewels which are worthy to take rank with the flowers, and of carriages and horses which have (deservedly) produced a sensation in the Park, among persons well qualified to judge of the build of the one, and the breed of the others.
Although disclaimers are a useful tool, they introduce other complications that are beyond the scope of this article, especially where interests in qualified pension plans are at issue.
Now contained in section 41 of the Internal Revenue Code, the research tax credit is equal to the sum of (i) 20 percent of the excess of the taxpayer's qualified research expenses for the taxable year over a base amount and (ii) 20 percent of the taxpayer's basic research payments.

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