Probationary vs Qualifying - What's the difference?

probationary | qualifying |


As an adjective probationary

is of, pertaining to, or subject to probation.

As a verb qualifying is

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As a noun qualifying is

a qualification or added condition.

probationary

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Of, pertaining to, or subject to probation
  • Derived terms

    * probationary period

    qualifying

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Derived terms

    * qualifying position

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A qualification or added condition.
  • * 1748 , Samuel Richardson, Clarissa, or, the History of a Young Lady
  • No expostulations! No buts, girl! No qualifyings , I will be obeyed, I tell you; and chearfully too!
  • An examination that must be taken in order to qualify.
  • * 2013 , Robert Nisbet, Teachers and Scholars
  • Despite possible lore among graduate students to the contrary, most faculty members dread having to fail a student in the qualifyings .