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disqualifyverb [T]

us   /dɪsˈkwɑl·əˌfɑɪ/
to take away from someone the ability to do or play a part in something because that person is unsuitable or has done something wrong: He was disqualified from competing in the games.
disqualification
noun [C/U] us   /dɪsˌkwɑl·ə·fɪˈkeɪ·ʃən/
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disqualifyverb [T]

uk   /dɪˈskwɒl.ɪ.faɪ/ us   /dɪˈskwɑː.lə.faɪ/
disqualification
noun [C or U] uk   /dɪˌskwɒl.ɪ.fɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us   /dɪˌskwɑː.lə.fəˈkeɪ.ʃən/
The fans' bad behaviour has resulted in the disqualification of their team from the championship.
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disqualifyverb [T]

uk   /dɪˈskwɒlɪfaɪ/ us  
to officially stop someone from being in a competition or doing something because they are not suitable or they have done something wrong: Of the enlistees who signed up last month, 12.3% required waivers for past criminal activity that would have disqualified them for service.be disqualified from sth/doing sth An ex-convict can't be disqualified from public employment based solely on a prior conviction.
disqualification
noun [C or U] /dɪˌskwɒlɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ /-ˌskwɑːlə-/
The Chair of the Board shall have authority to order the disqualification of a Governor appointed under this ruling. I will bring forward legislative proposals to enable us to handle the disqualification of unfit directors more efficiently and effectively.
(Definition of disqualify from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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