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disqualify

verb [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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