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disqualification


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  disqualification 
  n  1:  unfitness  that  bars  you  from  participation 
  2:  the  act  of  preventing  someone  from  participating  by  finding 
  them  unqualified  [syn:  {disqualifying}] 




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