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Definition of Eligible


  1. That may be selected; proper or qualified to be chosen; legally qualified to be elected and to hold office.
  2. Worthy to be chosen or selected; suitable; desirable; as, an eligible situation for a house.

Eligible Quotations

A society that thinks the choice between ways of living is just a choice between equally eligible 'lifestyles' turns universities into academic cafeterias offering junk food for the mind.
George Will

When you have a country that can boast that more than 95 percent of its eligible workforce is employed and pumping money back into economy, that's exceptionally good news, especially as we prepare to observe Labor Day.
J. D. Hayworth

Surely, if we can land a spaceship on Mars, we can certainly put a voter ID card in the hand of every eligible voter.
Andrew Young

I took an interest in the Civil Rights Movement. I listened to Martin Luther King. The Vietnam War was raging. When I was 18, I was eligible for the draft, but when I went to be tested, I didn't qualify.
Radhanath Swami

You can wipe out your opponents. But if you do it unjustly you become eligible for being wiped out yourself.
Ernest Hemingway
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Eligible Translations

eligible in French is idoine
eligible in Italian is appropriato
eligible in Norwegian is passende, valgbar
eligible in Spanish is adecuada, elegible
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