Qualification vs Qualitative - What's the difference?

qualification | qualitative |


As nouns the difference between qualification and qualitative

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

As an adjective qualitative is

of descriptions or distinctions based on some quality rather than on some quantity.

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 ----

    qualitative

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • of descriptions or distinctions based on some quality rather than on some quantity
  • (chemistry) of a form of analysis that yields the identity of a compound
  • Derived terms

    * qualitativeness

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Something qualitative.
  • See also

    * quantitative ----