Meaning of QUALITY in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ kwɒlɪti ]

( qualities)

Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.


The quality of something is how good or bad it is.

Everyone can greatly improve the quality of life...

Other services vary dramatically in quality.

...high quality paper and plywood.

N-UNCOUNT : usu with supp


Something of quality is of a high standard.

...a college of quality...

In our work, quality is paramount.

N-UNCOUNT : usu with supp , oft N n


Someone’s qualities are the good characteristics that they have which are part of their nature.

He wanted to introduce mature people with leadership qualities...

N-COUNT : usu pl , usu supp N


You can describe a particular characteristic of a person or thing as a quality .

...a childlike quality.

...the pretentious quality of the poetry...

N-COUNT : oft adj N


The quality papers or the quality press are the more serious newspapers which give detailed accounts of world events, as well as reports on business, culture, and society. ( BRIT )

Even the quality papers agreed that it was a triumph.


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