eligibility


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el·i·gi·ble

 (ĕl′ĭ-jə-bəl)
adj.
1. Qualified or entitled to be chosen: eligible to run for office; eligible for retirement.
2. Desirable and worthy of choice, especially for marriage: an eligible bachelor.
3. Football Allowed under the rules to catch a forward pass.
n.
A person who is eligible.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin ēligibilis, from Latin ēligere, to select; see elect.]

el′i·gi·bil′i·ty n.
el′i·gi·bly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eligibility - the quality or state of being eligible; "eligibility of a candidate for office"; "eligibility for a loan"
qualification, making - an attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for something; "her qualifications for the job are excellent"; "one of the qualifications for admission is an academic degree"; "she has the makings of fine musician"
insurability - the quality of being insurable; the conditions under which an insurance company will issue insurance to an applicant (based on standards set by the insurance company)
marriageability - eligibility for marriage
ineligibility - the quality or state of being ineligible

eligibility

noun
The quality or state of being eligible:
Translations
اهلِيَّه للإنْتِخاب
kvalificeringvalgbarhed
választhatóság
hæfni; òaî aî koma til greina; kjörgengi
elverişlilikseçilebilmeuygunluk

eligibility

[ˌelɪdʒəˈbɪlɪtɪ] Nelegibilidad f

eligibility

[ˌɛlɪdʒɪˈbɪlɪti] n (for membership, job)admissibilité f; (for benefits)droit m
eligibility for sth [+ membership, job] → admissibilité à qch; [+ benefits] → droit à qch
eligibility to do sth → droit de faire qch

eligibility

n
Berechtigung f; because of his undoubted eligibility for the postda er für die Stelle zweifelsohne infrage kommt/kam

eligibility

[ˌɛlɪdʒəˈbɪlɪtɪ] n (see adj) → idoneità, eleggibilità

eligible

(ˈelidʒəbl) adjective
1. suitable or worthy to be chosen. the most eligible candidate.
2. qualified or entitled. Is he eligible to join the national team?
ˌeligiˈbility noun
References in classic literature ?
The contempt which she had, very early in their acquaintance, felt for her daughter-in-law, was very much increased by the farther knowledge of her character, which half a year's residence in her family afforded; and perhaps in spite of every consideration of politeness or maternal affection on the side of the former, the two ladies might have found it impossible to have lived together so long, had not a particular circumstance occurred to give still greater eligibility, according to the opinions of Mrs.
This was his plan off amends-- of atonement-- for inheriting their father's estate; and he thought it an excellent one, full of eligibility and suitableness, and excessively generous and disinterested on his own part.
Were the objection to be read by one who had not seen the mode prescribed by the Constitution for the choice of representatives, he could suppose nothing less than that some unreasonable qualification of property was annexed to the right of suffrage; or that the right of eligibility was limited to persons of particular families or fortunes; or at least that the mode prescribed by the State constitutions was in some respect or other, very grossly departed from.
Its probability and its eligibility have really so equalled each other
Note that eligibility for the payment of cash dividends will be based on the following:
Second payment: eligibility will be based on the records of registered shareholders according to company records at the end of trading on June 30, 2014 and will be paid after two weeks after the eligibility date.
The guide includes: (1) Academic-Eligibility Requirements; (2) Divisional Requirements; (3) Core Courses, GPA, Tests, Special Conditions; (4) Amateurism; (5) Divisional Worksheets; (6) Steps to Achieving Eligibility; (7) Eligibility Center Registration; (8) Fee-Waiver Eligibility; (9) Recruiting Regulations; and (10) Listing of NCAA-Sponsored Sports.
Certificates of completion, certifying successful remediation and eligibility for the BCP's important liability protections, are the gateway to the program's very substantial tax credits for the costs of remediation and redevelopment.
The county still has title to the classrooms but wants to transfer it to the districts because the law says LACOE's eligibility for special education school construction funding, which was hurt by the transfer, can't be restored until the title transfer occurs.
Under IDEA, the individualized education program that gives a student the opportunity to participate in extracurricular activities, merely affirms the student's eligibility.
bush signed into law the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 (DRA), which severely restricts Medicaid eligibility for many elderly by drastically changing the Medicaid asset transfer laws.
The federal bank, thrift institution, and credit union regulatory agencies issued on June 6, 2005, interim final rules under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) that create exceptions to the statutory prohibition against obtaining or using medical information in connection with credit eligibility determinations.