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disqualify

verb [T]
 
 
/dɪˈskwɒlɪfaɪ/
to stop someone from being in a competition or doing some other activity because they have done something wrong: [often passive] She was disqualified from the race after a drugs test.Forbidding and banning thingsPunishing and punishmentsPunishing by causing painHitting and beating
disqualification
 
 
/dɪˌskwɒlɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ noun [U, C]
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