ineligible UK US /ɪˈnelɪdʒəbl/ adjective
not allowed to do or receive something because you do not meet certain conditions: »

The state has made a reasonable effort to help purge ineligible voters from election rolls.

ineligible to do sth »

His weak credit and low income make him ineligible to refinance his loan.

ineligible for sth »

The Pensions Office tells me we are ineligible for a joint pension.

Compare ELIGIBLE(Cf. ↑eligible)
ineligibility /ɪˌnelɪdʒəˈbɪlɪti/ US  /-tIi/ noun [U]

All public records conclusively establish his ineligibility to be a candidate for office.

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  • Ineligibility — In*el i*gi*bil i*ty, n. [Cf. F. in[ e]ligibilit[ e].] The state or quality of being ineligible. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ineligibility — index disqualification (rejection) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • ineligibility — noun The state or quality of being ineligible. <!Websters def His ineligibility as a contestant was due to his former employment by the sponsor. Syn: disqualification, invalidity, unfitness, unsuitability …   Wiktionary

  • ineligibility — ineligible ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not eligible. DERIVATIVES ineligibility noun ineligibly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • ineligibility — noun see ineligible …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ineligibility — See ineligible. * * * …   Universalium

  • ineligibility — ineligibilityfor …   Combinatory dictionary

  • ineligibility — in·el·i·gi·bil·i·ty || ‚ɪnelɪdÊ’É™ bɪlÉ™tɪ n. lack of qualification, lack of ability, unsuitability …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ineligibility — in·eligibility …   English syllables

  • ineligibility — Disqualification or legal incapacity to be elected to an office or appointed to a particular position. Thus, an alien or naturalized citizen is ineligible to be elected president of the United States. This incapacity arises from various causes,… …   Black's law dictionary

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