Pronunciation: (in-el'i-ju-bul), [key]
1. not eligible; not permitted or suitable: Employees are ineligible in this contest.
2. legally disqualified to hold an office.
3. legally disqualified to function as a juror, voter, witness, etc., or to become the recipient of a privilege.
a person who is ineligible, as a suitor or team member.
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