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disqualify

verb
     
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dis‧qual‧i‧fy past tense and past participle disqualified, present participle disqualifying, third person singular disqualifies [transitive usually passive]
1DS to stop someone from taking part in an activity because they have broken a rule [= ban]
2 to unfairly prevent someone from doing a job or taking part in an activity [= exclude]
disqualify somebody from (doing) something
a system which disqualifies the poor from education
disqualification noun [uncountable and countable]
automatic disqualification

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