The act of disqualifying or the condition of having been disqualified.(noun)
Something that disqualifies: illness as a disqualification for enlistment in the army. (noun)
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Use "disqualification" in a sentence
"Failure to comply with these official rules may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes."
"Contador could face a two-year ban and disqualification from the 2010 Tour de France."
"Andy has twice been runner-up to nemesis Alberto Contador, who is facing a potentially crippling two-year ban and disqualification from the 2010 Tour."