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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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When I use the word "eligibility" I am referring to the most important piece of the recruiting puzzle because without it you will not play or get a scholarship.
That way all of our soldiers, who protect our freedom and security, can refuse to take orders from a president whose eligibility is seriously questionable.
WR Brandon Smith, who missed the entire 2007 and 2009 seasons due to injury, was granted an extra year of eligibility from the NCAA. —
However, the year of eligibility is not one of those areas.
Many don't graduate and are gone once their eligibility is used up or they pass the age bar to go pro.
He will likely find himself in a battle with sophomore Jerome Tiller for the starting spot once Austen Arnaud's eligibility is exhausted after the 2010 season.
Sec. eligibility is problematic as long as employers continue to increase their power and proclivity to dump workers in the age 50-70 bracket.
Voters dislike provisional ballots because the forms are set aside and not counted until the voters 'eligibility is determined, which doesn't happen until after Election Day.
TB Alex Allen received a sixth-year of eligibility from the NCAA before the start of the spring.
"If borrower eligibility is satisfied, the servicer is obligated to consider the borrower for a HAMP modifiation, assuming it is not precluded from doing so by its other contractual arrangements or investor requirements."