disqualify (someone or something) for (something)

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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 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?
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this is despite the High Court Judge stating in his verdict that a fine of RM2,000 and below does not disqualify one for contest,' Chua's lawyer Gurmukh Singh told Malay Mail when contacted.