ineligible ineligible  /ɪ ˈnɛ lɪ dʒə bəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) not eligible
  2. (adj) prohibited by official rules

Usage(s):

  1. But the 12-year-old phenom turned out to be two years older, making him ineligible for Little League play.
  2. But the 12-year-old phenom turned out to be two years older, making him ineligible for Little League play.
  3. Homeowners who owe more than 105% of the value of their house as is often the case in the worst-hit areas of the country will be ineligible.

News

  1. Soccer-Three African teams investigated over ineligible players

    By Brian Homewood BERNE, June 16 (Reuters) - Ethiopia, Togo and Equatorial Guinea are facing disciplinary proceedings for allegedly fielding ineligible players in the World Cup qualifiers, FIFA said on Sunday. FIFA said in a statement that Ethiopia, who hours earlier on Sunday beat South Africa 2-1 to finish top of Group A, had allegedly fielded an ineligible player in the match away to Botswana ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Covington commissioner ruled ineligible to serve as elected official due to criminal history

    COVINGTON, Ky. — The Kenton County attorney ordered a Covington city commissioner to vacate her office after she was ruled ineligible to hold office due to a vast criminal history.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Kentucky Post

  3. NKY official ruled ineligible for office

    The Kenton County attorney ordered a Covington city commissioner to vacate her office after she was ruled ineligible to serve as an elected official due to an extensive criminal history.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: WCPO Cincinnati

Quotes

  1. "We have some players not traveling for one reason and some for another, including those who are ineligible for the bowl because of academic issues," Bowden said in a statement released by the university. "Kentucky would be a tough opponent...
    on Dec 18, 2007 By: Bobby Bowden Source: Forbes

  2. A notable exception was Taylor, who Fulmer said "passed enough hours but a new NCAA policy that went into affect this fall made him ineligible."
    on Dec 21, 2007 By: Phillip Fulmer Source: BamaMag.com

  3. However, BOA chairman Lord Colin Moynihan said: "There are four points. First, he is ineligible. Second, he is eligible to appeal. Third, he has launched no appeal to date. Fourth, we would vigorously defend any legal challenge to the anti-doping...
    on Feb 3, 2008 By: Colin Moynihan Source: BBC Sport

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