1 (grammar) word, esp an adjective or adverb, that qualifies another word 修饰词; （尤指）形容词, 副词.
2 person who becomes entitled to compete in the next round of a competition, etc （有资格进入下一轮竞赛等的）合格者
*The final brings together four qualifiers from each heat. 有四名初赛获胜者进入决赛.
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.
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
technical a word or phrase that limits or adds to the meaning of another word or phrase