Qualification vs Confirmation - What's the difference?

qualification | confirmation |

As nouns the difference between qualification and confirmation

is that qualification is a clause or condition which qualifies something; a modification, a limitation while confirmation is confirmation.



(en noun)
  • A clause or condition which qualifies something; a modification, a limitation.
  • I accept your offer, but with the following qualification .
  • The act or process of qualifying for a position, achievement etc.
  • Qualification for this organization is extraordinarily difficult.
  • (obsolete) A quality or attribute.
  • *1714 , (Bernard Mandeville), The Fable of the Bees :
  • *:To shew, that these Qualfications , which we all pretend to be asham'd of, are the great support of a flourishing Society has been the subject of the foregoing Poem.
  • An ability or attribute that aids someone's chances of qualifying for something; specifically, completed professional training.
  • What are your qualifications for this job?

    Derived terms

    * disqualification * qualification problem

    See also

    * clarification ----




    (en noun)
  • An official indicator that things will happen as planned
  • Verification that something has happened
  • A sacrament of sealing and strengthening in many Christian Churches, often including a ceremony of anointing
  • * {{quote-song
  • , year = 1977 , title = (Only the Good Die Young) , composer = (Billy Joel) , album = , passage = You got a nice white dress / and a party on your confirmation . / You've got a brand new soul, / mm, and a cross of gold. }}