ineligible

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From French inéligible

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ineligible ‎(comparative more ineligible, superlative most ineligible)

  1. Not eligible; forbidden to do something.
    Employees of the promoter are ineligible to enter the competition.

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Noun[edit]

ineligible ‎(plural ineligibles)

  1. One who is not eligible.
    • 2002, Martin Feldstein, ‎A. J. Auerbach, Handbook of Public Economics (page 1227)
      However, migration of workers from the ineligible population into the eligible population also changes the composition of the ineligibles.