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Synonyms for disqualify
dɪsˈkwɒl əˌfaɪdis·qual·i·fy

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  1. disqualify, unfit, indisposeverb

    make unfit or unsuitable

    "Your income disqualifies you"

    unfit, disincline, indispose

    qualify, dispose

  2. disqualifyverb

    declare unfit

    "She was disqualified for the Olympics because she was a professional athlete"

    unfit, indispose

    qualify, dispose

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  1. disqualifyverb

    unfit, disable, incapacitate

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  1. State Department spokesman John Kirby:

    The move to disqualify some 100 candidates, through an opaque and discriminatory process, risks undermining the confidence of the Burmese people and the international community in these elections, we urge the Burmese authorities to redouble their efforts to address these concerns and ensure that the upcoming elections constitute a step forward for the country.

  2. Joel Schwartz:

    It was a motion to disqualify (Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner) based on the appearance of impropriety. Essentially that she politicized these charges.

  3. Paul George:

    The standard is to disqualify a judge when a significant majority of the community might question a judge's impartiality.

  4. Donald Trump:

    He apologized to Carson after the event, he should have apologized to me, if Iowa had any guts, the people from the Republican Party, they should disqualify him from winning Iowa. I really mean it. Because what he did was a fraud.

  5. George Freeman:

    Being a movie star wouldn't disqualify him from the journalistic privilege.

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    • A. Ignorant
    • B. Contradictory
    • C. Demented
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