- eligible el‧i‧gi‧ble [ˈeldʒbl] adjectiveallowed 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 eligibility to join the European Union.
* * *eligibility UK US /ˌelɪdʒəˈbɪləti/ noun [U]► the fact of being allowed to do or receive something because you satisfy certain conditions: »
The poverty level is the official measure used to decide eligibility for federal health, housing, nutrition, and child care benefits.
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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 — 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