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

 dis·qual·i·fy /(ˌ)dɪsˈkwɑləˌfaɪ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 dis·qual·i·fy v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disqualified p. pr. & vb. n. Disqualifying.]
 1. To deprive of the qualities or properties necessary for any purpose; to render unfit; to incapacitate; -- with for or from before the purpose, state, or act.
    My common illness disqualifies me for all conversation; I mean my deafness.   --Swift.
    Me are not disqualified by their engagements in trade from being received in high society.   --Southey.
 2. To deprive of some power, right, or privilege, by positive restriction; to disable; to debar legally; as, a conviction of perjury disqualifies a man to be a witness.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: make unfit or unsuitable; "Your income disqualifies you"
           [syn: unfit, indispose] [ant: qualify]
      2: declare unfit; "She was disqualified for the Olympics
         because she was a professional athlete" [ant: qualify]
      [also: disqualified]