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Quality vs. Qualification

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Qualitynoun

(uncountable) Level of excellence.

‘This school is well-known for having teachers of high quality.’; ‘Quality of life is usually determined by health, education, and income.’;

Qualificationnoun

The act or process of qualifying for a position, achievement etc.

‘Qualification for this organization is extraordinarily difficult.’;

Qualitynoun

(countable) A property or an attribute that differentiates a thing or person.

‘One of the qualities of pure iron is that it does not rust easily.’; ‘While being impulsive can be great for artists, it is not a desirable quality for engineers.’; ‘Security, stability, and efficiency are good qualities of an operating system.’;

Qualificationnoun

An ability or attribute that aids someone's chances of qualifying for something; specifically, completed professional training.

‘What are your qualifications for this job?’;

Qualitynoun

(archaic) High social position. (See also the quality.)

‘A peasant is not allowed to fall in love with a lady of quality.’; ‘Membership of this golf club is limited to those of quality and wealth.’;

Qualificationnoun

(UK) A certificate, diploma, or degree awarded after successful completion of a course, training, or exam.

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Qualitynoun

(uncountable) The degree to which a man-made object or system is free from bugs and flaws, as opposed to scope of functions or quantity of items.

Qualificationnoun

A clause or condition which qualifies something; a modification, a limitation.

‘I accept your offer, but with the following qualification.’;

Qualitynoun

(thermodynamics) In a two-phase liquid–vapor mixture, the ratio of the mass of vapor present to the total mass of the mixture.

Qualificationnoun

(obsolete) A quality or attribute.

Qualitynoun

The third step in OPQRST where the responder investigates what the NOI/MOI feels like.

‘To identify quality try asking, "what does it feel like?".’;

Qualificationnoun

The act of qualifying, or the condition of being qualified.

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Qualityadjective

Being of good worth, well made, fit for purpose.

‘We only sell quality products.’; ‘That was a quality game by Jim Smith.’; ‘A quality system ensures products meet customer requirements.’;

Qualificationnoun

That which qualifies; any natural endowment, or any acquirement, which fits a person for a place, office, or employment, or which enables him to sustian any character with success; an enabling quality or circumstance; requisite capacity or possession.

‘There is no qualification for government but virtue and wisdom, actual or presumptive.’;

Qualitynoun

The condition of being of such and such a sort as distinguished from others; nature or character relatively considered, as of goods; character; sort; rank.

‘We lived most joyful, obtaining acquaintance with many of the city not of the meanest quality.’;

Qualificationnoun

The act of limiting, or the state of being limited; that which qualifies by limiting; modification; restriction; hence, abatement; diminution; as, to use words without any qualification.

Qualitynoun

Special or temporary character; profession; occupation; assumed or asserted rank, part, or position.

‘I made that inquiry in quality of an antiquary.’;

Qualificationnoun

an attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for something;

‘her qualifications for the job are excellent’; ‘one of the qualifications for admission is an academic degree’; ‘she has the makings of fine musician’;

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Qualitynoun

That which makes, or helps to make, anything such as it is; anything belonging to a subject, or predicable of it; distinguishing property, characteristic, or attribute; peculiar power, capacity, or virtue; distinctive trait; as, the tones of a flute differ from those of a violin in quality; the great quality of a statesman.

Qualificationnoun

the act of modifying or changing the strength of some idea;

‘his new position involves a qualification of his party's platform’;

Qualitynoun

An acquired trait; accomplishment; acquisition.

‘He had those qualities of horsemanship, dancing, and fencing which accompany a good breeding.’;

Qualificationnoun

a statement that limits or restricts some claim;

‘he recommended her without any reservations’;

Qualitynoun

Superior birth or station; high rank; elevated character.

‘I shall appear at the masquerade dressed up in my feathers, that the quality may see how pretty they will look in their traveling habits.’;

Qualitynoun

an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone;

‘the quality of mercy is not strained’;

Qualitynoun

a degree or grade of excellence or worth;

‘the quality of students has risen’; ‘an executive of low caliber’;

Qualitynoun

a characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something;

‘each town has a quality all its own’; ‘the radical character of our demands’;

Qualitynoun

(music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound);

‘the timbre of her soprano was rich and lovely’; ‘the muffled tones of the broken bell summoned them to meet’;

Qualitynoun

high social status;

‘a man of quality’;

Qualityadjective

of superior grade;

‘choice wines’; ‘prime beef’; ‘prize carnations’; ‘quality paper’; ‘select peaches’;

Qualityadjective

of high social status;

‘people of quality’; ‘a quality family’;

Qualitynoun

the standard of something as measured against other things of a similar kind; the degree of excellence of something

‘an improvement in product quality’; ‘these colleges provide a better quality of education’;

Qualitynoun

general excellence of standard or level

‘a masterpiece for connoisseurs of quality’;

Qualitynoun

short for quality paper

Qualitynoun

high social standing

‘commanding the admiration of people of quality’;

Qualitynoun

people of high social standing

‘he's dazed at being called on to speak before quality’;

Qualitynoun

a distinctive attribute or characteristic possessed by someone or something

‘he shows strong leadership qualities’; ‘the plant's aphrodisiac qualities’;

Qualitynoun

the distinguishing characteristic or characteristics of a speech sound.

Qualitynoun

any of three properties (cardinal, fixed, or mutable), representing types of movement, that a zodiacal sign can possess.

Qualityadjective

of good quality; excellent

‘he's a quality player’;

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