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Definition of qualitative adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

  

qualitative

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˈkwɑləˌteɪt̮ɪv//
 
[usually before noun]
 
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connected with how good something is, rather than with how much of it there is qualitative analysis/research There are qualitative differences between the two products. compare quantitative
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adverb qualitatively different
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: qualitative