unqualify

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ qualify

Verb[edit]

unqualify (third-person singular simple present unqualifies, present participle unqualifying, simple past and past participle unqualified)

  1. (transitive) To disqualify.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Jonathan Swift to this entry?)
  2. (transitive) To remove some qualification or specialization from.
    • 2012, Kaare Christian, A Guide to Modula-2 (page 179)
      When a global MODULE'S wares are imported, the FROM phrase can be used to unqualify the names.

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