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qualify as

1. To earn or fulfill the requirements to be or do something. I've always wanted to be an actor, but I decided to qualify as an accountant for a more reliable profession. In order to qualify as a dependent, your child must live at home and have no income of their own.
2. To award or cause someone to fulfill the requirements to be or do something. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "qualify" and "as." Forget a long, expensive university degree—our 12-month training program is enough to qualify you as an independent meteorologist. Your age, income, and family status are just a few factors that may or may not qualify you as eligible for welfare.
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qualify for

1. To earn or fulfill the requirements for something; to be or become eligible for something. In order to qualify for a sales tax rebate, you must fill out a form and provide original receipts for all purchases being claimed.
2. To cause someone to fulfill the requirements to be or do something. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "qualify" and "for." The company is offering to pay for me to do a master's degree that will qualify me for a senior management position in the business. Your age, income, and family status are just a few factors that may or may not qualify you for welfare.
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qualify as something

to fulfill the requirements to be something. Tom qualified as a mechanic. I have been qualified as a mechanic since I was twenty.
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qualify for something

to meet the requirements for something. I'm sorry, you do not qualify for this job. I don't qualify for it.
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qualify someone as something

to cause someone to fulfill the requirements for something. Does this course qualify me as a stockbroker? She qualified herself as a realtor.
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qualify someone for something

to enable someone to meet the requirements for something. His years with the company qualified him for pension. Does this ticket qualify me for the drawing?
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qualify for

v.
1. To be competent or eligible for something, such as an office, job, or benefit: After one year on the job, you will qualify for a raise.
2. To cause someone to be competent or eligible for something: That certificate qualifies you for a promotion.
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What is at issue here is not a distinction between what is qualifiedly a war and what is not but between what causes or explains and what gets caused or explained.
Even Ammons' own feelings are admitted into view in a selective way, and sometimes simply named without being elaborated on or contextualized--no confessional poet he, or if so, only fitfully and qualifiedly. All these exclusions help make Ammons, in his own phrase for himself, an "abstract poet."
The last set of essays, in fact, concentrates on the genesis and influence of Williams's approach rather than examining its validity Nonetheless, the main goal of the book is to test various aspects of the Williams thesis," and the result is qualifiedly negative.
The court found that the prisoner failed to satisfy burden of showing that failure on the part of the Commissioner of the MDOC to train employees to prevent such mistakes was objectively unreasonable in light of clearly established law, and the Commissioner was qualifiedly immune from liability under [section] 1983 on a failure-to-min theory, given evidence that the employees of the MDOC's records department had all attended training sessions with a lawyer to ensure that they better understood court orders.
(Burt has a good section on the anti-slavery and antiracist character of Clay's sponsorship of colonization.) By war's end, however, Lincoln had dropped all mention of colonization and was calling, cautiously and qualifiedly, for black suffrage.
Of Ricardo--and implicitly, although qualifiedly, of Jones--Conrad says that he is "not used ...
And Sartre qualifiedly reaffirms this point a few years later in Sartre by Himself as he repeats:
Another hurdle a plaintiff may face is that the official may be absolutely or qualifiedly immune.
As a result, when Audi sums up the favored "isms" that constitute his theory--a modified "Kantian intuitionism" (279) that is "epistemologically internalist, normatively objective, ontologically realistic, valuationally pluralist, and qualifiedly naturalistic" (276)--certain elements of his eclectic view seem untethered from the enduring philosophical conversation he wishes to advance.
Such conduct included decisions about whether to prosecute,(71) acts done during plea bargaining,(72) the preparation of testimony,(73) subpoenaing witnesses,(74) freezing a suspect's assets,(75) and, again, the suppression of exculpatory evidence.(76) Meanwhile, these courts considered prosecutors to be investigators and, therefore, only qualifiedly immune, when they organized police raids(77) or ordered arrests.(78) Often the dividing line between whether conduct received absolute or qualified immunity was the courtroom door.(79) As splits emerged among the circuit-courts, the Supreme Court again addressed absolute prosecutorial immunity in 1991.
Indeed as Hale and Wright note, some of the standard worries that have been expressed about the platonist position, and which I have qualifiedly endorsed, would seem to be arguments for a fairly radical degree of indeterminacy in the truth conditions of mathematical claims: they seem to be arguments for the position (1) of my [section] I.
While Karamanolis expresses reservations about some of Plotinus' criticisms of Aristotle's doctrine on soul, he clearly presents Plotinus's doctrine of soul as rational substance that is ontologically prior to body and not the latter's mere principle, for it enlivens the body qualifiedly thorough a dynamis, which implies that Aristotle's principal concerns were functions involving both soul and body (pp.
The court held that the deputy sheriff was not qualifiedly immune from the pretrial detainee's [section] 1983 excessive force claim, since the deputy's alleged actions, including slamming the detainee's head to the floor seven to eight times while she was restrained, if proven, were obviously beyond what the Constitution would allow under the circumstances.
The appeals court reversed and remanded, finding that officers were qualifiedly immune from liability to the inmate.
3), Audi produces an "overall ethical theory" that "combines a version of moral realism with a moderate intuitionism" and is "epistemologically internalist, normatively objective, valuationally pluralist, and qualifiedly naturalistic" (p.