Qualified property
Qualified Qual"i*fied, a. 1. Fitted by accomplishments or endowments. [1913 Webster]

2. Modified; limited; as, a qualified statement. [1913 Webster]

{Qualified fee} (Law), a base fee, or an estate which has a qualification annexed to it, the fee ceasing with the qualification, as a grant to A and his heirs, tenants of the manor of Dale.

{Qualified indorsement} (Law), an indorsement which modifies the liability of the indorser that would result from the general principles of law, but does not affect the negotiability of the instrument. --Story.

{Qualified negative} (Legislation), a limited veto power, by which the chief executive in a constitutional government may refuse assent to bills passed by the legislative body, which bills therefore fail to become laws unless upon a reconsideration the legislature again passes them by a certain majority specified in the constitution, when they become laws without the approval of the executive.

{Qualified property} (Law), that which depends on temporary possession, as that in wild animals reclaimed, or as in the case of a bailment. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Competent; fit; adapted.

Usage: {Qualified}, {Competent}. Competent is most commonly used with respect to native endowments and general ability suited to the performance of a task or duty; qualified with respect to specific acquirements and training. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • qualified property — noun a) ownership that is not absolute and complete A famous example of qualified property can be found in most wildlife preserves. b) property the subject matter of which by nature is not permanent (as wild animals reduced to possession but not… …   Wiktionary

  • qualified property — Property in chattels which is not in its nature permanent, but may at some times subsist and not at other times; such for example, as the property a man may have in wild animals which he has caught and keeps, and which are his only so long as he… …   Black's law dictionary

  • qualified property — Same as qualified interest …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • qualified property — noun 1. : ownership that is not absolute and complete 2. : property the subject matter of which by nature is not permanent (as wild animals reduced to possession but not in captivity) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Qualified — Qual i*fied, a. 1. Fitted by accomplishments or endowments. [1913 Webster] 2. Modified; limited; as, a qualified statement. [1913 Webster] {Qualified fee} (Law), a base fee, or an estate which has a qualification annexed to it, the fee ceasing… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Qualified fee — Qualified Qual i*fied, a. 1. Fitted by accomplishments or endowments. [1913 Webster] 2. Modified; limited; as, a qualified statement. [1913 Webster] {Qualified fee} (Law), a base fee, or an estate which has a qualification annexed to it, the fee… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Qualified indorsement — Qualified Qual i*fied, a. 1. Fitted by accomplishments or endowments. [1913 Webster] 2. Modified; limited; as, a qualified statement. [1913 Webster] {Qualified fee} (Law), a base fee, or an estate which has a qualification annexed to it, the fee… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Qualified negative — Qualified Qual i*fied, a. 1. Fitted by accomplishments or endowments. [1913 Webster] 2. Modified; limited; as, a qualified statement. [1913 Webster] {Qualified fee} (Law), a base fee, or an estate which has a qualification annexed to it, the fee… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • property propter impotentiam — Property by reason of its inability. The term is applied to that qualified property which a person may have in animals ferae naturae which are too young to stray; such as young conies fit a burrow, or young birds in a nest. State v Theriault, 70… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • property propter privilegium — Property by reason of privilege. The term is applied to that qualified property which a person may have in animals ferae naturae, by reason of his exclusive right or privilege of hunting them. See 2 Bl Comm 394 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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