Pronunciation: (kwol'u-fīd"), [key]
1. having the qualities, accomplishments, etc., that fit a person for some function, office, or the like.
2. having the qualities, accomplishments, etc., required by law or custom for getting, having, or exercising a right, holding an office, or the like.
3. modified, limited, or restricted in some way: a qualified endorsement.
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