Adjective "qualifier" definition and examples

(Qualifier may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈkwɒlɪfʌɪə/

Definitions and examples

noun

A person or team that qualifies for a competition or its final rounds.
  1. 'He said Premiership teams would be put in one basket while the qualifiers from the fifth round would be in another basket.'
  2. 'But the flurry of trade activity before last week's non-waiver deadline reshaped the pennant races, but left eight teams as the most likely playoff qualifiers.'
  3. 'Russians Alina Kabayeva and Irina Chaschina are the top two qualifiers into the individual all-around and all four event finals.'
  4. 'Evidencing the pressure of the day, the winner, Joe Mooneyham, was the only qualifier to match his handicap at gross 85, net 72.'
  5. 'Competing for CMU, she qualified to the NCAA Championships as an individual qualifier on bars.'
  6. 'They also go into the game on the back of some good form that has seen them dispose of Champions League qualifiers Everton and Blackburn Rovers.'
  7. 'Pocklington's sports centre will host the Samson Team Giants tournament, the official qualifiers for the European Team Championships which in turn will be held in Hungary in July.'
  8. 'In another match between qualifiers, the Czech Republic stayed unbeaten in 20 games as it drew Italy 2-2 in Palermo, Sicily.'
  9. 'That first round match is against qualifier George Bastl of Switzerland, which is considered a fairly favourable draw by the young Scot.'
  10. 'FAZ was arranging friendly matches with Ghana and Burkina Faso, both qualifiers to the Africa Cup finals.'
  11. 'England's next World Cup qualifier'
  12. 'Azteca and many fans thought that Mexico had underachieved in its final four qualifiers, tying each match, including a scoreless draw with the U.S. in Mexico City.'
  13. 'Leisure Zone has a great relationship with special needs groups from the city and county and this is the second Special Olympics competition qualifiers that have been held there.'
  14. 'Do you think that training in the heat in Miami prior to the qualifiers helped the team or did it somewhat drain the players' energy?'
  15. 'As they arrived at Budapest airport following their defeat in the first leg of this season's Champions League qualifiers, the players of Manchester United found that a group of fans were already there.'
  16. 'But the Swede has seen the side he has fashioned win their first five matches, including vital qualifiers against Finland, Albania and Greece.'
  17. 'But the arrival of Maltese trialist Luke Dimech gives them an opportunity to sign a player who has played in World Cup and European Championship qualifiers and the Champions League.'
  18. 'The midfielder told some of his team mates after the qualifier that he was quitting international football, the sports daily L' Equipe reported on Thursday.'
  19. 'In 2003/4 Celtic beat them 5-0 on aggregate in the Champions League qualifiers.'
  20. 'The venues for the final round of qualifiers will then be decided.'
A word or phrase, especially an adjective, used to attribute a quality to another word, especially a noun.
  1. 'In fact, it figures frequently as a qualifier for the word ‘education’.'
  2. 'Both Fleming and Gall avoid the verb qualifiers that attach themselves to standard prose like barnacles to the hull of a ship.'

More definitions

1. a person or thing that qualifies.

2. Grammar. a word that qualifies the meaning of another, as an adjective or adverb; modifier. an adverb that modifies adjectives or other adverbs and typically expresses degree or intensity, as very, somewhat, or quite.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be qualifier."