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verb [transitive] [often passive]     disqualify pronunciation in American English
/dɪsˈkwɑlɪˌfaɪ/
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present tense
I/you/we/theydisqualify
he/she/itdisqualifies
present participledisqualifying
past tensedisqualified
past participledisqualified
  1. to not allow someone to do something because they have committed an offense
    disqualify someone from doing something:

    He was disqualified from voting because he did not satisfy the residency requirement.

    1. a.
      to not allow someone to take part in a competition, or to force them to leave it, usually because they have done something that is not allowed by the rules
      disqualify someone from something:

      He was disqualified from the championship after he tested positive for drugs.

 
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