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Definition of incapacitate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[usually passive] incapacitate somebody/something (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they incapacitate
he / she / it incapacitates
past simple incapacitated
-ing form incapacitating
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to make someone or something unable to live or work normally He was incapacitated by illness and old age. mentally incapacitated people
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: incapacitate