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English definition of “incapacitate”

incapacitate

verb [T]    /ˌɪn·kəˈpæs·ɪˌteɪt/
to remove someone’s ability to do something: The accident incapacitated me for seven months . incapacitating    /ˌɪn·kəˈpæs·əˌteɪ·t̬ɪŋ/ adjective an incapacitating illness incapacity    /ˌɪn·kəˈpæs·ɪ·t̬i/ noun [U] The novel tells the story of a man’s incapacity for love .
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