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American English: /ˌɛlədʒəˈbɪlədi/
British English: /ˌɛlɪdʒɪˈbɪlɪti/

Translation of eligibility in Spanish:


  • 1.1 (right, qualification) See examples: the rules governing eligibility for benefits
    el reglamento que establece los requisitos necesarios para tener derecho a las prestaciones
    they challenged his eligibility to stand for election
    cuestionaron si reunía los requisitos para presentarse a las elecciones
    1.2 (suitability for job, rank) 1.3 (in US football)
    (derecho a recibir un pase adelantado)

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