noun see eligible

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  • Eligibility — El i*gi*bil i*ty, n. [Cf. F. [ e]ligibilit[ e].] The quality of being eligible; eligibleness; as, the eligibility of a candidate; the eligibility of an offer of marriage. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Eligibility — may refer to: * Eligibility or passive suffrage in elections * Desirability as a marriage partner, as in the term eligible bachelor * Validity for participation, as in eligibity to enter a Competition * Also an elegable cancunian legalised… …   Wikipedia

  • eligibility — index admissibility, competence (ability), droit, qualification (fitness) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • eligibility — 1640s, see ELIGIBLE (Cf. eligible) + ITY (Cf. ity) …   Etymology dictionary

  • eligibility — Qualification standards such as content, mail processing category, and preparation applied to mail for a specific rate or discount …   Glossary of postal terms

  • eligibility — eligible el‧i‧gi‧ble [ˈeldʒbl] adjective allowed to do something or receive something: eligible for • Are you eligible for social security benefits? eligibility noun [uncountable] : • Some member countries have raised questions about Turkey s… …   Financial and business terms

  • eligibility — noun the quality or state of being eligible eligibility of a candidate for office eligibility for a loan • Ant: ↑ineligibility • Derivationally related forms: ↑eligible • Hypernyms: ↑qualification …   Useful english dictionary

  • eligibility — noun Eligibility is used before these nouns: ↑criterion, ↑requirement …   Collocations dictionary

  • eligibility — n. eligibility for * * * [ˌelɪdʒə bɪlɪtɪ] eligibilityfor …   Combinatory dictionary

  • eligibility — /ˌelɪdʒɪ bɪlɪti/ noun the fact of being eligible ● The chairman questioned her eligibility to stand for re election …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • eligibility — eligible ► ADJECTIVE 1) satisfying the conditions to do or receive something: you may be eligible for a refund. 2) desirable or suitable as a spouse. DERIVATIVES eligibility noun. ORIGIN Latin eligibilis, from eligere choose, select …   English terms dictionary

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