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ineligible

adjective
 
 
/ɪˈnelɪdʒəbl/
not allowed to do or receive something because you do not meet certain conditions: The state has made a reasonable effort to help purge ineligible voters from election rolls.ineligible to do sth His weak credit and low income make him ineligible to refinance his loan.ineligible for sth The Pensions Office tells me we are ineligible for a joint pension. →  Compare eligible
ineligibility /ɪˌnelɪdʒəˈbɪlɪti/ US   /-tIi/ noun [U]
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