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disable

[dis′ā·bəl]
(computer science)
To prevent some action from being carried out.
To turn off a computer system or a piece of equipment.

disable

To turn off; deactivate. See disabled.
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Applying for disability payments through the VA is the only recourse left for Vietnam veterans, because the legal system has already ruled on a class-action lawsuit.
However, benefits do not usually begin until short-term disability payments (sick leave or sickness and accident insurance) cease.
7billion on sick and disability payments last year compared to EUR1.
The first and only option of its kind in group disability insurance, the Standard SecureCard provides a faster, easier, more reliable way for employees to receive and access their monthly long term disability payments.
THE Government made its third embarrassing budget U-turn yesterday when it abandoned plans to take disability payments away from teenagers.
Kevin McEntee received disability payments for more than a decade, insisting it took him two minutes to walk 15 metres.
These disability payments are separate from medical costs associated with treating an injury, and are set at varying levels to compensate injured veterans for an assumed inability to work.
Costa Rica experienced more than 50,000 cases of dengue fever in 2013, twice as many as 2012, costing the country more than $800,000 in disability payments, and causing one death.
The veterans want to restore a programme that would guarantee injured veterans disability payments for life.
They say the retirement money was earned for years of service in the military, while disability payments are compensation for service-related injuries and wounds.
Regarding your article "Harming the Disabled and the Budget With 'Kindness'" (September 22 issue) on the Social Security Administration's administrative law judges, I worked for Social Security for 13 years as a claims representative, mainly dealing with SSI recipients and people filing for SSI disability payments.
Requesting a refund for taxes withheld from disability payments.

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