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Definition of "disqualify" []

  • To render unqualified or unfit. (verb-transitive)
  • To declare unqualified or ineligible. (verb-transitive)
  • To deprive of legal rights, powers, or privileges. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "disqualify" in a sentence
  • ""The Republican requirements also disqualify from the program homeowners with an annual income of more than $250,000 from the program.""
  • "Should her last name disqualify Chelsea Clinton from running for office someday if she chooses to do so?"
  • "Is it real America or does that community's name disqualify the Brazilians of the Mississippi Delta?"