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  • n. The state or quality of being ineligible.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state or quality of being ineligible.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Lack of eligibility in any respect; the character of being unworthy to be selected or chosen; unfitness; inexpediency: as, the ineligibility of a suitor.
  • n. Specifically, the condition of being ineligible to a specified office or employment; disqualification for election or choice: as, the ineligibility of a candidate.

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

  • n. the quality or state of being ineligible


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  • But if Lorgat is right, all the talk about the three players returning to Test cricket after their period of "ineligibility" expires in Sept 2015 - provided certain conditions are met - is hypothetical. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • The season of misfortune continued Tuesday for the Gophers men's basketball team when the NCAA denied Al Nolen's appeal of his academic ineligibility, meaning he'll miss the rest of the season. rss feed

  • The IRS online tool also can report other issues, such as ineligibility because income was too high or the returning of an undeliverable payment to the IRS.

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  • I don't generally like writing about what other writers wrote, but in this case, I feel like it bears mentioning that the report on Wall's "ineligibility" came from - All Posts

  • The Mustangs were picked to finish last in the Big West Conference, but they took sixth place and won a game in the conference tournament despite losing sophomore center Will Donahue after 10 games due to academic ineligibility.

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  • Of course, the only allowed ground of ineligibility under the Juries Act that would require a police check is a history of indictable offences.

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  • One historical point -- Esme cites Ouida Sebestyen's Words By Heart as one book that "makes an outstandingly inspirational and educational contribution to an African-American audience and to everyone else as well," thus making the Coretta Scott King Awards suffer for its ineligibility.

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  • Among applicants of color, the ineligibility rates are even higher: 29 percent of Hispanics and 39 percent of African Americans are ineligible based on their AFQT scores.

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  • But have Somaliland's accomplishments come in spite of its ineligibility for foreign assistance, or because of it?

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  • To my knowledge the language of the proposed ordinance does not in any way establish such immediate ineligibility criteria with respect to doing business with any financial institution.

    Dennis Santiago: L.A. Waffles on Responsible Banking


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