disablement disablement

Definition(s):

  • (n) the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness

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  1. Short of death or disablement, about the only thing that could keep Johnson from renomination in Chicago would be a Trumanesque decision to retire.
  2. Certainly there was no hard evidence to support the rumors that Brezhnev was on the brink of physical or political disablement.
  3. There is acute and painful inflammation of several or all major joints, with eventual disablement.

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  1. "Some equipment previously removed by the DPRK during the disablement process has been brought back" to Yongbyon, ElBaradei told the closed meeting in comments made available to reporters.
    on Sep 22, 2008 By: Mohamed ElBaradei Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "Let's watch whether economic and energy compensation projects stop or move forward," the North Korean envoy, Kim Kye Gwan, said as he prepared to return to Pyongyang. "We'll adjust the speed of our disablement work if it (energy aid) doesn't...
    on Dec 12, 2008 By: Kim Kye Gwan Source: FOXNews

  3. "We remember, particularly at such a time, those who paid the ultimate price in this endeavour, those who suffered injury and disablement in order that we might get to this point today," said Air Chief Marshal Sir Jock Stirrup, Chief of the...
    on Mar 31, 2009 By: Jock Stirrup Source: Independent

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