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eligible

el·i·gi·ble

eligible

 
 
pronunciation:
e lih j bl
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part of speech: adjective
definition: qualified for something; in a position to be chosen.
Only kids under twelve years old are eligible to enter the contest.
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synonyms:
qualified
similar words:
acceptable, fit, suitable, suited
derivation: eligibly (adv.)
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