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Qualified vs. Professional

Difference Between Qualified and Professional

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Qualified

Officially recognized as being trained to perform a particular job; certified
Newly qualified nurses
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Professional

A professional is a member of a profession or any person who earns a living from a specified professional activity. The term also describes the standards of education and training that prepare members of the profession with the particular knowledge and skills necessary to perform their specific role within that profession.
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Qualified

Not complete or absolute; limited
I could only judge this CD a qualified success
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Professional

Of, relating to, engaged in, or suitable for a profession
Lawyers, doctors, and other professional people.
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Qualified

Having the appropriate qualifications for an office, position, or task.
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Professional

Conforming to the standards of a profession
Professional behavior.
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Qualified

Limited, restricted, or modified
A qualified plan for expansion.
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Professional

Engaging in a given activity as a source of livelihood or as a career
A professional writer.
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Qualified

Meeting the standards, requirements, and training for a position.
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Professional

Performed by persons receiving pay
Professional football.
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Qualified

Restricted or limited by conditions.
Assuming that I have all the information, my qualified opinion is that your plan will work.
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Professional

Having or showing great skill; expert
A professional repair job.
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Qualified

Simple past tense and past participle of qualify
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Professional

A person following a profession, especially a learned profession.
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Qualified

Fitted by accomplishments or endowments.
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Professional

One who earns a living in a given or implied occupation
Hired a professional to decorate the house.
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Qualified

Modified; limited; as, a qualified statement.
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Professional

A skilled practitioner; an expert.
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Qualified

Meeting the proper standards and requirements and training for an office or position or task;
Many qualified applicants for the job
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Professional

A person who belongs to a profession
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Qualified

Limited or restricted; not absolute;
Gave only qualified approval
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Professional

A person who earns their living from a specified activity
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Qualified

Holding appropriate documentation and officially on record as qualified to perform a specified function or practice a specified skill;
A registered pharmacist
A registered hospital
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Professional

A prostitute
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Qualified

Restricted in meaning; (as e.g. `man' in `a tall man')
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Professional

A reputation known by name
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Qualified

Having elements or qualities mixed in proper or suitable proportions; especially made less severe;
Justice moderated with mercy
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Professional

An expert
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Qualified

Contingent on something else
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Professional

Of, pertaining to, or in accordance with the (usually high) standards of a profession.
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Qualified

Legally qualified;
A competent witness
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Professional

That is carried out for money, especially as a livelihood.
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Professional

(by extension) Expert.
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Professional

Of or pertaining to a profession, or calling; conforming to the rules or standards of a profession; following a profession; as, professional knowledge; professional conduct.
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Professional

Engaged in by professionals; as, a professional race; - opposed to amateur.
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Professional

A person who prosecutes anything professionally, or for a livelihood, and not in the character of an amateur; a professional worker.
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Professional

A person engaged in one of the learned professions
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Professional

An athlete who plays for pay
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Professional

An authority qualified to teach apprentices
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Professional

Engaged in a profession or engaging in as a profession or means of livelihood;
The professional man or woman possesses distinctive qualifications
Began her professional career after the Olympics
Professional theater
Professional football
A professional cook
Professional actors and athletes
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Professional

Of or relating to or suitable as a profession;
Professional organizations
A professional field such as law
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Professional

Characteristic of or befitting a profession or one engaged in a profession;
Professional conduct
Professional ethics
A thoroughly professional performance
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Professional

Of or relating to a profession;
We need professional advice
Professional training
Professional equipment for his new office
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Professional

Engaged in by members of a profession;
Professional occupations include medicine and the law and teaching
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