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disable

verb
     
Related topics: Illness and Disability
dis‧a‧ble [transitive]
1 [usually passive]MI to make someone unable to use a part of their body properly:
Carter was permanently disabled in the war.
2 to deliberately make a machine or piece of equipment impossible to use:
The virus will disable your computer.
disablement noun [uncountable and countable]
disabling adjective:
a disabling injury

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