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qualify / terminar la carrera
 
qualify   [ˈkwɒlɪfaɪ]
A. -intransitive verb
1. (=gain qualification)   (degree)   terminar la carrera,   sacar el título,   recibirse Latin America   (professional exams)   obtener la licencia para ejercer (como profesional)
a. to qualify [as] an engineer =   sacar el título de ingeniero
2. (=meet criteria)
2.1. to qualify [as] something
·it may qualify as a medical expense
·puede que cuente como gastos masculineédicos
·to qualify as disabled, he must ...
·para ser declarado minusválido, tiene que ...
·he hardly qualifies as a poetic
·apenas se le puede calificar de poeta
2.2. to qualify [for] something
(=be eligible)   tener derecho a (recibir) algo
·she doesn't qualify for a grant
·no tiene derecho a una beca,   no puede optar a una beca
3. (Sport)   clasificarse   (for   para)
·she qualified third
·se clasificó en tercer lugar
·the winner qualifies for the second round
·el ganador se clasifica para la segunda vuelta
B. -transitive verb
1. (=give qualifications, knowledge to)
·to qualify somebody to do something
·capacitar a somebody, someone para hacer algo
·the basic course does not qualify you to practise as a therapist
·el curso básico no le capacita para ejercer de terapeuta
·to qualify somebody for something
·capacitar a somebody, someone para algo
2. (=make eligible)
·your age may qualify you [for] a special discount
·puede que tu edad te derecho a un descuento especial
·that doesn't qualify him to speak on this
·eso no le da derecho a hablar sobre esto
3. (=modify)
[+statement]   matizar
(=limit)
[+support, conclusion]   condicionar
·I think you should qualify that remark
·creo que deberías matizar ese comentario
4. (=describe)
4.1. (generally)   calificar   (as   de)
·some of her statements could be qualified as racist
·algunos de sus comentarios se podrían calificar de racistas
4.2. (grammar)   calificar a
·the adjective qualifies the noun
·el adjetivo califica al sustantivo
 
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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