verb[with object] rare
Deprive of the ability or capacity to do something: if we can get the communication system, we can possibly disenable their whole force
More example sentences
- The Government found itself in a compromised position which has disenabled it from enforcing tough methods to rid society of these notorious law-breakers.
- He claims the lack of leadership in the business and political world is due to an obsession with populism, which is disenabling the whole system.
- How you deal with a case where a person disenables themselves by their own conduct so as arguably to remove from themselves the criminal intent that is necessary for the crime.
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