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  • n. The state, quality, or the fact of being eligible.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality of being eligible; eligibleness

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Worthiness or fitness to be chosen; the state or quality of a thing which renders it desirable or preferable to another.
  • n. Capability of being chosen to an office; the condition of being qualified to be chosen; legal qualification for election or appointment.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the quality or state of being eligible

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