Meaning of ineligible

in•el•i•gi•ble

Pronunciation: (in-el'i-ju-bul), [key]
— adj.
  1. not eligible; not permitted or suitable: Employees are ineligible in this contest.
  2. legally disqualified to hold an office.
  3. legally disqualified to function as a juror, voter, witness, etc., or to become the recipient of a privilege.
—n.
  1. a person who is ineligible, as a suitor or team member.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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