eligibility eligibility  /ˌɛ lɪ dʒə ˈbɪ lɪ ti/


  • (n) the quality or state of being eligible


  1. Whereas the eligibility issue could have been settled by parliament if he was willing to pay the political price that we demanded.
  2. According to their passports, which determine Olympic eligibility, He Kexin, Jiang Yuyuan and Yang Yilin are all 16.
  3. Dates are manipulated, they claim, to give Yi more years of eligibility for junior competitions, which China counts on to increase its international prestige.


  1. NCAA denies Donte Hill’s eligibility waiver request

    Old Dominion guard Donte Hill looked to be well-positioned to be a key factor for first-year head coach Jeff Jones in 2013-14. Hill averaged 8.2 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.9 assists per game for the Monarchs last season, and with leading scorer DeShawn Painter out of eligibility more would have been required of Hill in…
    on June 14, 2013     Source: NBC Sports: Beyond the Arc

  2. Football: Gardena Serra linebacker is granted extra semester of eligibility

    All-league linebacker Malachi Mageo of Gardena Serra has been granted an extra semester of eligibility by the CIF after missing his entire junior year when he lost a kidney after being stabbed at a party, Coach Scott Altenberg said. --...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. AT&T ups upgrade eligibility time to 24 months

    AT&T will be following in Verizon’s footsteps by increasing its upgrade eligibility time for subsidized smartphones from 20 to 24 months. AT&T announced the policy change on its official blog and said that it “aligns device upgrade eligibility with our standard two-year wireless agreement and it applies to any customer whose agreement expires in March 2014 or later.” Now that the two largest ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: BGR News via Yahoo! News


  1. On Saturday, the Rev. Jesse Jackson, an Obama supporter, said she had made "a powerful case for her eligibility" to be on the ticket.
    on Oct 30, 2004 By: Jesse Jackson Source: Newsday

  2. "There is no reasonable dispute that your continued eligibility for participation at this time would undermine the integrity of and public confidence in our league," wrote Goodell. "Accordingly, I have decided to suspend you indefinitely,...
    on Jun 18, 2009 By: Roger Goodell Source: Washington Post

  3. "I want to maintain my eligibility in case something happens," Love said.
    on Apr 17, 2008 By: Kevin Love Source: International Herald Tribune

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