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English definition of “incapacitate”

incapacitate

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