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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dis·qual·i·fi·ca·tion /(ˌ)dɪsˌkwɑləfəˈkeʃən/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·qual·i·fi·ca·tion n.
 1. The act of disqualifying, or state of being disqualified; want of qualification; incompetency; disability; as, the disqualification of men for holding certain offices.
 2. That which disqualifies; that which incapacitates or makes unfit; as, conviction of crime is a disqualification of a person for office; sickness is a disqualification for labor.
    I must still retain the consciousness of those disqualifications which you have been pleased to overlook.   --Sir J. Shore.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: unfitness that bars you from participation
      2: the act of preventing someone from participating by finding
         them unqualified