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qualifier

noun
     
Related topics: Sport, Grammar
qual‧i‧fi‧er [countable]
1DS someone who has reached the necessary standard for entering a competition, especially by defeating other competitors:
He's among the qualifiers for the Lancome Trophy at Paris.
2DS a game that you have to win in order to be able to take part in a competition:
the World Cup qualifier against the Netherlands
3 technicalSLG a word or phrase that limits or adds to the meaning of another word or phrase

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