Definición de eligible en inglés:

eligible

Silabificación: el·i·gi·ble
Pronunciación: /ˈeləjəb(ə)l
 
/

adjetivo

1Having the right to do or obtain something; satisfying the appropriate conditions: customers who are eligible for discounts [with infinitive]: a foreign student is eligible to attend the school
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • This is subject to winners being eligible for race competition licences.
  • There are two conditions that must be met in order to be eligible for these new measures.
  • Four or five cardinals who are eligible for the candidacy of pope could openly campaign.
Sinónimos
entitled, permitted, allowed, qualified, able
1.1(Of a person) desirable or suitable as a partner in marriage: the world’s most eligible bachelor
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • We have plenty of eligible bachelors in these parts and quite a few eligible ladies too!
  • Prince William managed to stand one of the world's most eligible women up last week when he got tied up foxhunting.
  • Last month this magazine presented a list of Scotland's 100 most eligible women and men.
Sinónimos
desirable, suitable;
available, single, unmarried, unattached, unwed

Origen

late Middle English: via French from late Latin eligibilis, from Latin eligere 'choose, select' (see elect).

Derivativos

eligibility

Pronunciación: /ˌeləjəˈbilitē/
sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Those seeking to adopt children from overseas have to be issued with a certificate of eligibility.
  • Trial reports were reviewed according to predefined eligibility and quality criteria.
  • Articles were assessed for eligibility and quality and grouped according to dosage.

eligibly

adverbio

Obtener más de Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día rebuff
Pronunciación: rɪˈbʌf
verb
reject (someone or something) in an abrupt manner…