Ineligibility



[in-el-i-juh-buh l] /ɪnˈɛl ɪ dʒə bəl/

adjective
1.
not ; not permitted or suitable:
Employees are ineligible in this contest.
2.
legally disqualified to hold an office.
3.
legally disqualified to function as a juror, voter, witness, etc., or to become the recipient of a privilege.
noun
4.
a person who is ineligible, as a suitor or team member.
/ɪnˈɛlɪdʒəbəl/
adjective
1.
often foll by for or an infinitive. not fit or qualified: ineligible for a grant, ineligible to vote
noun
2.
an ineligible person
adj.

1770, from in- (1) “not, opposite of” + eligible.

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