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Pei Yung
otherwise "We have been humbled by a number of otherwise very highly qualified applicants, including yourself, and we wish you well in your search for suitable employment." What does " otherwise " here mean?
Nov 5, 2016 3:51 AM
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Here, "otherwise" means "in other respects". A number of applicants were considered highly qualified, but maybe not for the position to be filled.
November 5, 2016
Basically, they are saying that the candidates were missing something, but apart from this they were (otherwise) perfect for the job. For instance, - 'I thought I found the perfect candidate for our company. She is qualified, has several years of experience and has good references, but she does not have a work visa....Otherwise she would have been perfect.
November 5, 2016
Pei Yung
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Chinese (Mandarin), Chinese (Taiwanese), English, Japanese
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English, Japanese