A Word A Day : Qualitative
( Adjective )Qualitative
Word of 8th July 2007: A Word A Day-Qualitative
(KWOL i TAY tiv): having to do with the quality or qualities of something (as opposed to the quantity)
• If a school achieves a qualitative
improvement in attendance, it means that the school is being attended by better students.
• If the school achieves a quantitative
improvement, it means the school is being attended by more students.
• The difference between the two restaurants was quantitative rather than qualitative
. Both served the same dreadful food, but the second restaurant served more of it.
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