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The various physical and/or mental conditions, traits or disabilities a person has that allow them to be chosen for a job or position over other better-qualified candidates, typically in a business or organization that is subject to some sort of hiring quotas.
Bob had all of the necessary credentials for the government job, but lost out to a multi-ethnic homosexual in a wheel chair, who had better quotafications.
by Ralpha Alpha Tau October 08, 2011