qualifying

Definitions of qualifying
  1. noun
    success in satisfying a test or requirement
    synonyms: pass, passing
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    Antonyms:
    failing, flunk
    failure to reach a minimum required performance
    type of:
    success
    an attainment that is successful
  2. noun
    the grammatical relation that exists when a word qualifies the meaning of the phrase
    synonyms: limiting, modification
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    types:
    restrictiveness
    a grammatical qualification that makes the meaning more specific (`red hat' has a more specific meaning than `hat')
    apposition
    a grammatical relation between a word and a noun phrase that follows
    type of:
    grammatical relation
    a linguistic relation established by grammar
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