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incapacitates

verb
present tense third-person singular of incapacitate

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1 to render powerless, ineffective, or unable to move
  • the malfunctioning of a single component can incapacitate the engine

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“Incapacitates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/incapacitates. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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