Definition of disqualify verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

disqualify

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//dɪsˈkwɒlɪfaɪ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪsˈkwɑːlɪfaɪ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they disqualify
BrE BrE//dɪsˈkwɒlɪfaɪ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪsˈkwɑːlɪfaɪ//
 
he / she / it disqualifies
BrE BrE//dɪsˈkwɒlɪfaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪsˈkwɑːlɪfaɪz//
 
past simple disqualified
BrE BrE//dɪsˈkwɒlɪfaɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪsˈkwɑːlɪfaɪd//
 
past participle disqualified
BrE BrE//dɪsˈkwɒlɪfaɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪsˈkwɑːlɪfaɪd//
 
-ing form disqualifying
BrE BrE//dɪsˈkwɒlɪfaɪɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪsˈkwɑːlɪfaɪɪŋ//
 
 
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to prevent somebody from doing something because they have broken a rule or are not suitable synonym bar disqualify somebody (from something) He was disqualified from the competition for using drugs. disqualify somebody (from doing something) (British English) You could be disqualified from driving for up to three years. disqualify somebody (for something) A heart condition disqualified him for military service. Wordfinderclosing date, competition, disqualify, judge, prize, round, runner-up, submit, tiebreaker, winner
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