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qualified

[kwol′ifīd]
Etymology: L, qualis
pertaining to a health professional or health facility that is formally recognized by an appropriate agency or organization as meeting certain standards of performance related to the professional competence of an individual or the eligibility of an institution to participate in an approved health care program.

qualified,

adj having the required ability; fitted; entitled.
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In response to that request, the government may assert the deliberative process privilege that qualifiedly protects the opinions, conclusions, recommendations, and mental impressions of government agents from disclosure.
Officers were qualifiedly immune for initial seizure, but not for subsequent treatment of subject.
Something particular is thus made symbolic, something private made qualifiedly public.
Another hurdle a plaintiff may face is that the official may be absolutely or qualifiedly immune.
Such a consensus is ratified with reference to the essayists, for instance, in Roy Park's presentation of Hazlitt as a critic of abstraction (15) and, more qualifiedly, in Joel Haefner's focus on "the experimental facet of the Romantic essay.
Alexander Maconochie, who oversaw the English penal establishment Norfolk Island from 1840-1844, instituted several innovations, including: qualifiedly indeterminate sentences based on work and behavior rather than on fixed time, measured by a system of marks known to the prisoner; encouragement of group cooperation among the prisoners; supervised and graduated autonomy within and without the prison as the prisoner accumulated marks; and an assessment of the prisoner's fitness for the next stage of autonomy, and ultimately freedom.
The results here demonstrate a clear distinction between pre- and post-twentieth-century presidential rhetoric in five dimensions that would qualifiedly support the thesis of institutional transformation posited in the rhetorical presidency literature.