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verb [transitive] [often passive] disqualify pronunciation in American English /dɪsˈkwɑlɪˌfaɪ/
Word Forms
present tense
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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