disqualification

disqualification
UK [dɪsˌkwɒlɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n] / US [dɪsˌkwɑlɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n] noun [countable/uncountable]
Word forms "disqualification":
singular disqualification plural disqualifications
a situation in which someone is not allowed to take part in something because they have committed an offence or have done something that is not allowed by the rules

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • disqualification — dis·qual·i·fi·ca·tion /dis ˌkwä lə fə kā shən/ n 1: something that disqualifies or incapacitates 2: the act of disqualifying: state of being disqualified disqualification of a juror for bias Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster.… …   Law dictionary

  • Disqualification — Dis*qual i*fi*ca tion, n. 1. The act of disqualifying, or state of being disqualified; want of qualification; incompetency; disability; as, the disqualification of men for holding certain offices. [1913 Webster] 2. That which disqualifies; that… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Disqualification — Disqualification, lat. deutsch, Unfähigkeit, Untauglichkeit; disqualificiren, sich, untauglich sein …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • disqualification — 1710s, agent noun from DISQUALIFY (Cf. disqualify) …   Etymology dictionary

  • disqualification — [n] disability; rejection for participation awkwardness, clumsiness, debarment, disenablement, disentitlement, elimination, exclusion, incapacitation, incapacity, incompetence, incompetency, ineligibility, ineptitude, lack, unfitness,… …   New thesaurus

  • Disqualification — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Disqualification », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) La disqualification est un procédé… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • disqualification — noun /dɪsˌkwɒləfɪˈkeɪʃn,dɪsˌkwɑːləfɪˈkeɪʃn/ a) The act of disqualifying, or state of being disqualified; want of qualification; incompetency; disability; as, the disqualification of men for holding certain offices. b) That which disqualifies;… …   Wiktionary

  • disqualification — disqualify UK US /dɪˈskwɒlɪfaɪ/ verb [T] ► 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… …   Financial and business terms

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