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English definition of “ineligible”

ineligible

adjective
 
 
/ɪˈnelɪdʒəbl/
not allowed to do something or have something: [+ to do sth] Foreign residents are ineligible to vote. Non-graduates are ineligible for this position.Forbidding and banning things
ineligibility
 
 
/ɪˌnelɪdʒəˈbɪləti/ noun [U]
(Definition of ineligible from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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