disqualification

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dis·qual·i·fi·ca·tion

 (dĭs-kwŏl′ə-fĭ-kā′shən)
n.
1. The act of disqualifying or the condition of having been disqualified.
2. Something that disqualifies: illness as a disqualification for enlistment in the army.

dis•qual•i•fi•ca•tion

(dɪsˌkwɒl ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. an act or instance of disqualifying.
2. the state of being disqualified.
3. something that disqualifies.
[1705–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.disqualification - unfitness that bars you from participation
unfitness - the quality of not being suitable; "the judges agreed on his unfitness for the appointment"
2.disqualification - the act of preventing someone from participating by finding them unqualified
prevention, bar - the act of preventing; "there was no bar against leaving"; "money was allocated to study the cause and prevention of influenza"
recusal, recusation - (law) the disqualification of a judge or jury by reason of prejudice or conflict of interest; a judge can be recused by objections of either party or judges can disqualify themselves

disqualification

noun ban, exclusion, elimination, rejection, ineligibility, debarment, disenablement, disentitlement He faces a four-year disqualification from athletics.
Translations
diskvalifikacepříčina nezpůsobilosti
diskvalifikation
vanhæfni; frávísun
diskalifiyeyarışma dışı bırakma

disqualification

[dɪsˌkwɒlɪfɪˈkeɪʃən] N
1. (= act, effect) → inhabilitación f (Sport) → descalificación f
2. (= thing that disqualifies) → impedimento m

disqualification

[dɪsˌkwɒlɪfɪˈkeɪʃən] ndisqualification f
disqualification from sth [+ competition, event] → disqualification de qch
disqualification from driving (British)retrait m du permis de conduire

disqualification

n
Ausschluss m; (Sport) → Disqualifikation f; disqualification (from driving)Führerscheinentzug m
(= disqualifying factor)Grund mzur Disqualifikation

disqualification

[dɪsˌkwɒlɪfɪˈkeɪʃn] n (from competition) → squalifica; (of member) → espulsione f (Brit) (from driving) → ritiro della patente

disqualify

(disˈkwolifai) verb
1. to put out of a competition etc for breaking rules. She was disqualified for being too young.
2. to make unfit for some purpose. His colour-blindness disqualified him for the Air Force.
disˌqualifiˈcation (-fi-) noun
References in classic literature ?
But there was no peculiar disgrace in this; for it was very much the case with the chief of their visitors, who almost all laboured under one or other of these disqualifications for being agreeable--Want of sense, either natural or improved--want of elegance--want of spirits--or want of temper.
Now, Halford, before I close this letter, I'll tell you who Eliza Millward was: she was the vicar's younger daughter, and a very engaging little creature, for whom I felt no small degree of partiality; - and she knew it, though I had never come to any direct explanation, and had no definite intention of so doing, for my mother, who maintained there was no one good enough for me within twenty miles round, could not bear the thoughts of my marrying that insignificant little thing, who, in addition to her numerous other disqualifications, had not twenty pounds to call her own.
She was, in short, an utter failure, an ignorant, incompetent, pretentious, unwelcome, penniless, useless little snob; and though she did not admit these disqualifications (for nobody ever faces unpleasant truths of this kind until the possibility of a way out dawns on them) she felt their effects too keenly to be satisfied with her position.
The loss of life and estate would often be virtually included in a sentence which, in its terms, imported nothing more than dismission from a present, and disqualification for a future, office.
Judgment in cases of Impeachment shall not extend further than to removal from Office, and disqualification to hold and enjoy any Office of honor, Trust or Profit under the United States: but the Party convicted shall nevertheless be liable and subject to Indictment, Trial, Judgment and Punishment, according to Law.
If all zealous Protestants had been publicly urged to join an association for the avowed purpose of singing a hymn or two occasionally, and hearing some indifferent speeches made, and ultimately of petitioning Parliament not to pass an act for abolishing the penal laws against Roman Catholic priests, the penalty of perpetual imprisonment denounced against those who educated children in that persuasion, and the disqualification of all members of the Romish church to inherit real property in the United Kingdom by right of purchase or descent,--matters so far removed from the business and bosoms of the mass, might perhaps have called together a hundred people.
I hope you don't think good looks a disqualification for the business, my lord,' said Madame Mantalini, simpering.
Nothing is truer than that, in this world, the luckless have no right to their opportunities--as if misfortune were a legal disqualification.
For rendering such a role, a party head must necessarily possess the qualifications and be free of the disqualifications contemplated in Articles 62 and 63 of the Constitution.
The statement concludes that perpetual disqualifications from the legislative forums are neither unique nor unfair; rather, it has been adopted by many other states.
She said disqualifications under Article 62 (1)(f) should not be more than five years.
ISLAMABAD -- A senior counsel on Wednesday asked the Supreme Court to interpret Articles 62 and 63 of the Constitution that spell out qualifications and disqualifications of parliamentarians in such a manner that advances fundamental rights and not impinges upon it.