Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To deprive of title or claim.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To deprive of title or claim.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive To deprive of title.

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Examples

  • She claims that I am trying to "disentitle" acknowledged human-rights experts, by which she means a small and unrepresentative clique that has done huge damage to real human rights like the presumption of innocence.

    A Mark Steyn classic - Ezra Levant

  • She claims that I am trying to "disentitle" acknowledged human-rights experts, by which she means a small and unrepresentative clique that has done huge damage to real human rights like the presumption of innocence.

    Ezra Levant: March 2008 Archives

  • Did it place “undue pressure on the appellant to forego due legal process” in the UK and so disentitle itself from pursuing extradition proceedings?

    Archive 2008-07-27

  • It observed that the acquittal of police personnel charged with the murder of Seeralan would not disentitle her from claiming interest for the compensation.

    Naxal's mother to receive interest on compensation

  • It observed that the acquittal of police personnel charged with the murder of Seeralan would not disentitle her from claiming interest for the compensation.

    Archive 2006-09-01

  • This circumstance, however (as you are no doubt aware), does not disentitle me to make the customary stipulations with her future husband.

    No Name

  • That we recommend that Relief Committees should be allowed to sell food under first cost to the destitute, in their respective neighbourhoods, and that their doing so should not disentitle them to

    The History of the Great Irish Famine of 1847 (3rd ed.) (1902) With Notices of Earlier Irish Famines

  • Nevertheless, it is childish to pretend that it is a crime in the Boers to continue fighting, or that they have done anything to disentitle them to the usages of civilised warfare.

    With Rimington

  • Scripture, -- (genealogical details and the narrative of what we think ordinary occurrences,) -- be supposed to disentitle those parts to the praise of being as fully inspired as any thing in the whole compass of the Bible?

    Inspiration and Interpretation: Seven Sermons Preached Before the University of Oxford: With Preliminary Remarks: Being an Answer to a Volume Entitled "Essays and Reviews."

  • A magistrate commits him for trial, and generally on better evidence than medical certificates; but that does not make the man a felon, or disentitle him to a trial by his peers; on the contrary, it entitles him to a trial, and he could get Parliament to interfere if he was not brought to trial.

    A Terrible Temptation A Story of To-Day

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