disqualification

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dis- +‎ qualification

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disqualification (plural disqualifications)

  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.
  3. (basketball): The act of being forbidden from further play in a basketball game due to the accumulation of too many personal fouls.

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