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I want to be very clear: whenever it is possible to capture a suspected terrorist, it is the unqualified preference of the administration to take custody of that individual so we can obtain information that is vital to the safety and security of the American people.
John O. Brennan

Meaning of "unqualified" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UNQUALIFIED

unqualified  [ʌnˈkwɒlɪˌfaɪd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UNQUALIFIED

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Unqualified is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES UNQUALIFIED MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of unqualified in the English dictionary

The definition of unqualified in the dictionary is lacking the necessary qualifications. Other definition of unqualified is not restricted or modified.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH UNQUALIFIED


amplified
ˈæmplɪˌfaɪd
certified
ˈsɜːtɪˌfaɪd
classified
ˈklæsɪˌfaɪd
dignified
ˈdɪɡnɪˌfaɪd
disqualified
dɪsˈkwɒlɪˌfaɪd
diversified
daɪˈvɜːsɪˌfaɪd
fortified
ˈfɔːtɪˌfaɪd
horrified
ˈhɒrɪˌfaɪd
identified
aɪˈdentɪˌfaɪd
overamplified
ˌəʊvərˈæmplɪˌfaɪd
overqualified
ˌəʊvəˈkwɒlɪˌfaɪd
qualified
ˈkwɒlɪˌfaɪd
unamplified
ʌnˈæmplɪˌfaɪd
unclassified
ʌnˈklæsɪˌfaɪd
underqualified
ˌʌndəˈkwɒlɪˌfaɪd
unexemplified
ˌʌnɪɡˈzɛmplɪˌfaɪd
unidentified
ˌʌnaɪˈdɛntɪˌfaɪd
unified
ˈjuːnɪˌfaɪd
unspecified
ʌnˈspɛsɪˌfaɪd
unverified
ʌnˈvɛrɪˌfaɪd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UNQUALIFIED

unquaking
unqualifiable
unqualifiedly
unqualifiedness
unqualify
unqualitied
unquantifiable
unquantified
unquantised
unquantized
unquarried
unqueen
unqueenlike
unqueenly
unquelled
unquenchable
unquenchably
unquenched
unquestionability
unquestionable

WORDS THAT END LIKE UNQUALIFIED

clarified
electrified
exemplified
genetically modified
glorified
intensified
justified
magnified
modified
notified
purified
quantified
ratified
rectified
satisfied
simplified
specified
stratified
terrified
testified
verified

Synonyms and antonyms of unqualified in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «UNQUALIFIED»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «unqualified» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of unqualified

Translation of «unqualified» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UNQUALIFIED

Find out the translation of unqualified to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of unqualified from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «unqualified» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

无资格的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

no cualificado
570 millions of speakers

English

unqualified
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अयोग्य
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

غير مؤهل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

неквалифицированный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

não qualificado
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অযোগ্য
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

qui n´a pas les compétences requises
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tidak layak
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

unqualifiziert
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

資格のない
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

자격이 없는
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Unqualified
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

không đủ tiêu chuẩn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தகுதியற்ற
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अयोग्य
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

vasıfsız
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

non qualificato
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

bez zastrzeżeń
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

некваліфікований
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

necalificat
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ανεπιφύλακτη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ongekwalifiseerde
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

okvalificerade
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ukvalifisert
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of unqualified

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UNQUALIFIED»

The term «unqualified» is quite widely used and occupies the 36.115 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UNQUALIFIED» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «unqualified» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «unqualified» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about unqualified

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10 QUOTES WITH «UNQUALIFIED»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word unqualified.
1
Tony Benn
I see myself as an old man and an unqualified teacher to the nation. I think being a teacher is probably the most important thing you can be in politics.
2
Mike Birbiglia
I was completely unqualified to get into Harvard. But then I went to my interview for Harvard, and the woman asked, 'Why do you want to go here?' And I took out all of my comedy writing samples that I had done. I couldn't have been more delusional in terms of what I thought they wanted in a candidate for college.
3
William Booth
I must assert in the most unqualified way that it is primarily and mainly for the sake of saving the soul that I seek the salvation of the body.
4
John O. Brennan
I want to be very clear: whenever it is possible to capture a suspected terrorist, it is the unqualified preference of the administration to take custody of that individual so we can obtain information that is vital to the safety and security of the American people.
5
Noel Coward
I love criticism just so long as it's unqualified praise.
6
Angelina Grimke
The doctrine of blind obedience and unqualified submission to any human power, whether civil or ecclesiastical, is the doctrine of despotism, and ought to have no place among Republicans and Christians.
7
John Grogan
Many of the qualities that come so effortlessly to dogs - loyalty, devotion, selflessness, unflagging optimism, unqualified love - can be elusive to humans.
8
Paul Hoffman
If he had listened to some of his advisors and had tried to make the Marshall Plan a political dumping ground for unqualified politicians, it couldn't have been a success.
9
Catherine Keener
I'm unqualified for anything else. I'm barely qualified for this.
10
Holt McCallany
I take my hat off to my friend, Mark Wahlberg, because I know that it took him a long time to make 'The Fighter', and he overcame a lot of obstacles to do it, and now the film is an unqualified success.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UNQUALIFIED»

Discover the use of unqualified in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to unqualified and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Psych's Guide to Crime Fighting for the Totally Unqualified
Now Shawn Spencer, the mastermind from TV's hit show Psych, shows you how to become a fake psychic-and a real detective-using his patented methods of crime-fighting awesomeness.
Shawn Spencer, 2013
2
Psych's Guide to Crime Fighting for the Totally Unqualified
Now Shawn Spencer, the mastermind from TV's hit show Psych, shows you how to become a fake psychic-and a real detective-using his patented methods of crime-fighting awesomeness.
Shawn Spencer, 2013
3
An Unqualified Success: The Extraordinary Life of Allan ...
11. The. Prime. Minister. Requests. In 1960 the Australian government legislatedto splitthe Commonwealth Parliamentary Libraryfrom theNationalLibrary buta new parliamentary librarian was not appointed for another eight years.
Peter Golding, 2013
4
Robert Dale Owen unmasked by his own pen, showing his ...
The generality of the readers of any periodical work, take but superficial and cursory view of some of its most important article else surely the subscribers to the " Free Enquirer" would long air» have withdrawn their names from a work, two of its ...
‎1830
5
Migration and Labour Markets in the Social Sciences
Henrik Egbert, Clemens Esser. opposite may be true in a situation in which it is qualified employees who immigrate; this is shown in Figure 3. Fig. 2: Immigration of Unqualified Employees wage , WQ, WQ0 (a) Skilled workers SQ (b) Unskilled ...
Henrik Egbert, Clemens Esser, 2007
6
Hong Kong Auditing: Economic Theory and Practice (Second ...
The auditor issues an unqualified opinion if the auditor believes the financial statements that are audited fairly reflect the client's condition and performance and conform to the HKFRSs. The report is expressed in clear and affirmative language ...
Ferdinand A. GUL, 2007
7
The Lancet
WE are not sanguine enough to expect to do away altogether with unqualified practice. With much of this—as, for example, that of chemists—we can only bear. They are not all so ambitious as the Manchester druggist upon whose grievances  ...
‎1869
8
101 Marketing Strategies for Accounting, Law, Consulting, ...
1. Use. the. "David. Letterman". Dismissal. for. Unqualified. Clients. and Prospects Ever watch David Letterman dismiss a guest on his show? He simply stands up, looks the guest in the eye, shakes his hand and says, “Thanks for stopping by; ...
Troy Waugh, 2004
9
Teachers in Anglophone Africa: Issues in Teacher Supply, ...
Part of the reason for the mixed research findings may lie in the diverse nature of unqualified teachers. The category of unqualified teachers can range from people who are poorly educated and have a very weak comprehension of the material ...
Aidan Mulkeen, 2010
10
The Lancet London: A Journal of British and Foreign ...
London, Saturday, May 2, 1829. Watson, Embroiderer and Secretary to the Old Hags of Rhubarb Hall, has published a letter for the avowed purpose of " contradicting, in the most unqualified manner, a mis-statement contained in The Lancet of ...
‎1829

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UNQUALIFIED»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term unqualified is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Health ministry gets its first unqualified audit
audit good job tick (CNS): The Ministry of Health and Culture was is the latest government entity to brag about receiving an unqualified audit on its 12/13 ... «Cayman News Service, Jul 15»
2
Principal fined after pleading guilty to working as a teacher while …
Mr Lennie pleaded guilty to two charges of working as a teacher while unqualified. VIT chief Melanie Saba said unregistered teaching was a matter of great ... «Herald Sun, Jun 15»
3
Unqualified teachers to be trained
ONGWEDIVA - Education, arts and culture minister Katrina Hanse-Himarwa said she will make sure that more teachers are trained to teach critical subjects ... «Namibian, Jun 15»
4
'Unqualified staff could teach pupils'
The NUT is opposed to children being taught by unqualified teachers and believes this will lead to the erosion of teachers' professional status. “Academisation is ... «Wakefield Express, Jun 15»
5
Bid for council investigation into "unqualified teachers" at schools …
COUNCILLORS in Worcestershire clashed over unqualified teachers today - amid claims children are being "robbed of a decent education". Worcestershire ... «Worcester News, May 15»
6
unqualified masseuses can be a pain
It is even more crucial to check if the massage therapist is qualified because an unqualified masseuse could aggravating an underlying problem, Dr Touma said. «gulfnews.com, May 15»
7
Thousands of unqualified teachers working in UK schools - trade's …
Britain's biggest teachers' union NASUWT has warned of thousands of unqualified teaching staff in schools across the country, saying it's harming children's ... «RT, Apr 15»
8
Should we be worrying about unqualified teachers?
How much does it worry you when you hear that almost 400,000 children in England are being taught by unqualified teachers? It is something Labour, the ... «BBC News, Apr 15»
9
Government to fire 9000 unqualified teachers
SOME 9,000 temporary teachers will likely be fired over the next couple of months as the government moves to weed out unqualified personnel from schools. «New Zimbabwe.com, Mar 15»
10
Zim has 20 000 unqualified teachers
“Matabeleland North province at primary level has the highest number of unqualified teachers, recording 1 953 against a total of 4 793 followed by Mashonaland ... «The Herald, Mar 15»

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