disqualification

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noun dis·qual·i·fi·ca·tion \(ˌ)dis-ˌkwä-lə-fə-ˈkā-shən\

Definition of disqualification

  1. 1 :  something that disqualifies or incapacitates

  2. 2 :  the act of disqualifying :  the state of being disqualified disqualification from office

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First Known Use of disqualification

circa 1714


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disqualification

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noun dis·qual·i·fi·ca·tion \dis-ˌkwä-lə-fə-ˈkā-shən\

Legal Definition of disqualification

  1. 1 :  something that disqualifies or incapacitates

  2. 2 :  the act of disqualifying :  state of being disqualified disqualification of a juror for bias



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