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disqualify Explained

disqualify at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

[dıs'kwɔlə'faı]

disqualify at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1718 (implied in disqualified), from dis- + qualify (q.v.). ///

disqualify at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

v past tense and past participle disqualified present participle disqualifying third person singular disqualifies [T usually passive] //
1 to stop someone from taking part in an activity because they have broken a rule: ban// disqualify sb from (doing) sth// --He was disqualified from driving .//
2 to unfairly prevent someone from doing a job or taking part in an activity: exclude// disqualify sb from (doing) sth// --a system which disqualifies the poor from education// -- disqualification/d[hA366]skw[hA361]l[hA369]f[hA369]ke[hA366][hA35D][hA368]n $ -kw[hA35A][hA359]-/ n [U and C] // --automatic disqualification//

disqualify at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

19 Moby Thesaurus words for "disqualify":
bar, bate, close out, debar, disable, disenable, eliminate, except,
exclude, incapacitate, invalidate, make impossible, prohibit,
reject, rule out, suspend, turn away, turn down, unfit

disqualify at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[V] (Impotence): be impotent, not have a leg to stand on, collapse, faint, swoon, fall into a swoon, drop, go by the wayside, go up in smoke, end in smoke, fail, render powerless, deprive of power, disable, disarm, incapacitate, castrate, emasculate, disqualify, invalidate, deaden, cramp, prostrate, paralyze, muzzle, cripple, maim.

[V] (Illegitimacy): infringe, encroach, exact, arrogate, disfranchise, disentitle, disqualify, invalidate, relax.

disqualify at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

verb
(disqualifies, disqualifying, disqualified, disqualified) [VN] sb (from sth / from doing sth) | sb (for sth) to prevent sb from doing sth because they have broken a rule or are not suitable:
He was disqualified from the competition for using drugs. * (BrE) You could be disqualified from driving for up to three years. * A heart condition disqualified him for military service.
disqualification noun [C, U]:
Any form of cheating means automatic disqualification.

disqualify at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

verb
(disqualifies, disqualifying, disqualified, disqualified) [VN] sb (from sth / from doing sth) | sb (for sth) to prevent sb from doing sth because they have broken a rule or are not suitable:
He was disqualified from the competition for using drugs. * (BrE) You could be disqualified from driving for up to three years. * A heart condition disqualified him for military service.
disqualification noun [C, U]:
Any form of cheating means automatic disqualification.

Disqualify at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Disqualify \Dis*qual"i*fy\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disqualified};
p. pr. & vb. n. {Disqualifying}.]
1. To deprive of the qualities or properties necessary for
any purpose; to render unfit; to incapacitate; -- with for
or from before the purpose, state, or act.

My common illness disqualifies me for all
conversation; I mean my deafness. --Swift.

Me are not disqualified by their engagements in
trade from being received in high society.
--Southey.

2. To deprive of some power, right, or privilege, by positive
restriction; to disable; to debar legally; as, a
conviction of perjury disqualifies a man to be a witness.

disqualify at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

disqualify
v 1: make unfit or unsuitable; "Your income disqualifies you"
[syn: {unfit}, {indispose}] [ant: {qualify}]
2: declare unfit; "She was disqualified for the Olympics
because she was a professional athlete" [ant: {qualify}]
[also: {disqualified}]

disqualify at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /dɪsˈkwɒlɪfaɪ/

Verb

Inter: en-verb » disqualifies|disqualifying|disqualified|disqualified
  • To make ineligible for something, by the explicit revocation of a previous qualification.

    Related terms

    * disqualification

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » to make ineligible
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|дисквалифицирам, Inter: t- » bg|лишавам от права
    • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|diskvalifikovat


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|disqualifier
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|descalificar

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: et » disqualify
    Translation: fa » disqualify
    Translation: ko » disqualify
    Translation: io » disqualify
    Translation: kn » disqualify
    Translation: hu » disqualify
    Translation: my » disqualify
    Translation: ja » disqualify
    Translation: pl » disqualify
    Translation: fi » disqualify
    Translation: ta » disqualify
    Translation: te » disqualify
    Translation: vi » disqualify
    Translation: zh » disqualify