disqualification
noun Date: circa 1714 1. something that disqualifies or incapacitates 2. the act of disqualifying ; the state of being disqualified <
disqualification from office
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  • disqualification — noun /dɪsˌkwɒləfɪˈkeɪʃn,dɪsˌkwɑːləfɪˈkeɪʃn/ a) The act of disqualifying, or state of being disqualified; want of qualification; incompetency; disability; as, the disqualification of men for holding certain offices. b) That which disqualifies;… …   Wiktionary

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  • disqualification — UK [dɪsˌkwɒlɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n] / US [dɪsˌkwɑlɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms disqualification : singular disqualification plural disqualifications a situation in which someone is not allowed to take part in something because they …   English dictionary

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