disqualification

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Etymology[edit]

dis- +‎ qualification

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Noun[edit]

disqualification (plural disqualifications)

  1. The act of disqualifying, or the state of being disqualified;
    the disqualification of certain people for holding certain positions
    Henry won the match due to the disqualification of his opponent.
  2. That which disqualifies; that which causes someone to be unfit for a certain purpose or role
    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.
    Synonyms: fouling out

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