ineligible
I adjective cast out, disallowed, disapproved, disentitled, disqualified, eliminated, excluded, expelled, improper, inadmissible, inappropriate, inapt, inopportunus, kept out, not considered, not eligible, objectionable, out of the question, outcast, rejected, unacceptable, unadapted, unchosen, undesirable, unentitled, unequipped, unfit, unfitted, unfitting, unqualified, unsuitable, unsuited, unwanted associated concepts: disability, ineligible to run for political office II index inadmissible, inappropriate, undesirable, unfit, unqualified (not competent)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


ineligible
adj.
Not legally allowed to hold a position or conduct an activity; disqualified.
n.
ineligibility

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  • ineligible — UK US /ɪˈnelɪdʒəbl/ adjective ► not allowed to do or receive something because you do not meet certain conditions: »The state has made a reasonable effort to help purge ineligible voters from election rolls. ineligible to do sth »His weak credit… …   Financial and business terms

  • ineligible — [in el′i jə bəl] adj. [ML ineligibilis] not eligible; not legally or morally qualified; not fit to be chosen; not suitable n. an ineligible person ineligibility n. ineligibly adv …   English World dictionary

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