disqualification

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Etymology[edit]

dis- +‎ qualification

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Noun[edit]

disqualification (countable and uncountable, 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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