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in·ca·pac·i·tate / ˌinkəˈpasiˌtāt/ • v. [tr.] prevent from functioning in a normal way: he was incapacitated by a heart attack. ∎  Law deprive (someone) of their legal capacity. DERIVATIVES: in·ca·pac·i·tant / -ˈpasətnt/ n. in·ca·pac·i·ta·tion / -ˌpasiˈtāshən/ n.

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