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Meaning of DISQUALIFICATION

Pronunciation:  dis`kwâlufu'keyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of preventing someone from participating by finding them unqualified
  2. [n]  unfitness that bars you from participation
 

DISQUALIFICATION is a 16 letter word that starts with D.

 

 See Also: bar, prevention, recusal, recusation, unfitness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

2. That which disqualifies; that which incapacitates or makes
   unfit; as, conviction of crime is a disqualification of a
   person for office; sickness is a disqualification for
   labor.

         I must still retain the consciousness of those
         disqualifications which you have been pleased to
         overlook.                             --Sir J.
                                               Shore.

 
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 Related Terms: ad lib, disability, disablement, extemporaneousness, imbecility, improvisation, inability, inadequacy, incapability, incapacitation, incapacity, incompetence, incompetency, inefficiency, ineptitude, infancy, inferiority, insufficiency, lack of preparation, legal incapacity, minority, nonpreparation, nonpreparedness, planlessness, unfitness, unfittedness, unpreparedness, unqualification, unqualifiedness, unreadiness, unsuitability, unsuitableness, unsuitedness, vulnerability, wardship
 

 

 

 

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