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disqualification

[ dis-kwol-uh-fi-key-shuh n ]
/ dɪsˌkwɒl ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən /
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noun

an act or instance of disqualifying.
the state of being disqualified.
something that disqualifies.

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disputable, disputant, disputation, disputatious, dispute, disqualification, disqualify, disquantity, disquiet, disquieting, disquietude

Origin of disqualification

First recorded in 1705–15; disquali(fy) + -fication
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Word Origin and History for disqualification

disqualification


n.

1710s, agent noun from disqualify.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper