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disqualify (someone or something) for (something)

To render someone or something unable to do or have something. I'm afraid that your close relationship with the headmaster disqualifies you for a position on the board.
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disqualify (someone or something) from (something)

To render someone or something unfit or ineligible to do or have something. I'm afraid that your close relationship with the headmaster disqualifies you from a position on the board.
See also: disqualify
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disqualify someone or something for something

 and disqualify someone or something from something
to invalidate someone's or something 's claim to something. Does being late for practice disqualify me for the team? This loss disqualifies our team, doesn't it? Does it disqualify us from competition?
See also: disqualify, for
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