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ineligible

in·el·i·gi·ble

ineligible

 
pronunciation:
In e lih j bl
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: not qualified to hold an office or position.
antonyms:
eligible, qualified
similar words:
unqualified
definition 2: not considered worthy or suitable.
The peasant is ineligible to marry the princess.
antonyms:
eligible
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part of speech: noun
definition: one who is not eligible.
derivations: ineligibly (adv.), ineligibility (n.), ineligibleness (n.)
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