Departure vs Qualification - What's the difference?

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In obsolete|lang=en terms the difference between departure and qualification

is that departure is (obsolete) division; separation; putting away while qualification is (obsolete) a quality or attribute.

As nouns the difference between departure and qualification

is that departure is the act of departing or something that has departed while qualification is a clause or condition which qualifies something; a modification, a limitation.

departure

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The act of departing or something that has departed.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1922, author=(Ben Travers), title=(A Cuckoo in the Nest)
  • , chapter=5 citation , passage=The departure was not unduly prolonged. In the road Mr. Love and the driver favoured the company with a brief chanty running: “Got it?—No, I ain't, 'old on,—Got it? Got it?—No, 'old on sir.”}}
  • * {{quote-news, year=2011, date=April 10, author=Alistair Magowan, work=BBC Sport
  • , title= Aston Villa 1-0 Newcastle , passage=Villa spent most of the second period probing from wide areas and had a succession of corners but despite their profligacy they will be glad to overturn the 6-0 hammering they suffered at St James' Park in August following former boss Martin O'Neill's departure .}}
  • A deviation from a plan or procedure.
  • * Prescott
  • any departure from a national standard
  • (euphemism) A death.
  • * Bible, 2 Tim. iv. 6
  • The time of my departure is at hand.
  • * Sir Philip Sidney
  • His timely departure barred him from the knowledge of his son's miseries.
  • (navigation) The distance due east or west made by a ship in its course reckoned in plane sailing as the product of the distance sailed and the sine of the angle made by the course with the meridian.
  • (legal) The desertion by a party to any pleading of the ground taken by him in his last antecedent pleading, and the adoption of another.
  • (Bouvier)
  • (obsolete) Division; separation; putting away.
  • * Milton
  • no other remedy but absolute departure

    Synonyms

    * leaving

    Antonyms

    * arrival

    Anagrams

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    qualification

    Noun

    (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 ----