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quality  

EN[ˈkwɒlɪti] [ˈkwɑlɪti] [ˈkʰwɒɫəɾi]
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Fqualité WQualité
  • Au sens large, la qualité est la « manière d'être », bonne ou mauvaise, de quelque chose. Dans le langage courant, la qualité tend à désigner ce qui rend quelque chose supérieur à la moyenne.
  • Par extension, la qualité définit également le bien ou le service qui convient bien. L'ISO 9000 la définit ainsi comme l'« aptitude d'un ensemble de caractéristiques intrinsèques à satisfaire des exigences ».

    Definition of quality in English Dictionary

  • NomPLqualitiesSUF-ality
    1. NU Level of excellence.
      1. This school is well-known for having teachers of high quality.
      2. Quality of life is usually determined by health, education, and income.
    2. NC A property or an attribute that differentiates a thing or person.
      1. One of the qualities of pure iron is that it does not rust easily.
      2. While being impulsive can be great for artists, it is not a desirable quality for engineers.
      3. Security, stability, and efficiency are good qualities of an operating system.
    3. (archaic) High social position. (See also the quality.).
      1. A peasant is not allowed to fall in love with a lady of quality.
      2. Membership of this golf club is limited to those of quality and wealth.
    4. NU The degree to which a man-made object or system is free from bugs and flaws, as opposed to scope of functions or quantity of items.
      1. (thermodynamics) In a two-phase liquid–vapor mixture, the ratio of the mass of vapor present to the total mass of the mixture.
        1. (emergency medicine) NC The third step in OPQRST where the responder investigates what the NOI/MOI feels like.
          1. To identify quality try asking, "what does it feel like?".
      2. AdjectifCOMmore qualitySUPmost quality
        1. Being of good worth, well made, fit for purpose.
          1. We only sell quality products.
          2. That was a quality game by Jim Smith.
          3. A quality system ensures products meet customer requirements.
      3. Plus d'exemples
        1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
          • The quality of her essay has exceeded my expectations.
          • Dietrich and Lenya lacked a number of singerly virtues, but their strengths lay in a kind of extramusical quality of feeling and experience.
          • Second, we did not attempt to clarify unclear study details by contacting the study authors; nonreported aspects of methods may have lowered scores in our quality assessment.
        2. Utilisé dans la fin de la phrase
          • It suggests that beef and carabeef, from animals of the same age and given a uniform feed, have indistinguishable eating quality.
          • Smooth-footed, deft-handed waiters ministered to the table. Toast Melba, butter, an ice pail, all the adjuncts to a meal of quality.
          • Quantification of both forsythiaside and forsythin in FF is important for the evaluation of this herb’s quality.
      • Partie du discours Hiérarchie
        1. Adjectifs
          • Noms
            • Noms Dénombrable
              • Singularia tantum
                • Noms Indénombrable
            Liens Connexes:
            1. en qualityless
            2. en qualityness
            3. en qualitywise
            4. en quality time
            5. en quality fade
            Source: Wiktionnaire

            Meaning of quality for the defined word.

            Grammaticalement, ce mot "quality" est un adjectif. C'est aussi un nom, plus spécifiquement, un noms dénombrable et un singularia tantum.
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