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eligible
American English: /ˈɛlədʒəb(ə)l/
British English: /ˈɛlɪdʒɪb(ə)l/

Translation of eligible in Spanish:

adjective

  • 1
    (applicant/candidate)
    que reúne los requisitos necesarios
    to be eligible for somethinghe's eligible for a grant
    tiene derecho a solicitar una beca
    retired employees remain eligible for …
    los empleados jubilados siguen teniendo derecho a …
    he's now legally eligible for US citizenship
    ahora cumple con or reúne los requisitos legales para solicitar la ciudadanía americana
    eligible to + infinitiveyou will become eligible to join the club on reaching the age of 18
    al cumplir 18 años podrás hacerte socio del club
    employees are not eligible to enter the competition
    los empleados no pueden participar en el concurso
    Example sentences
    • 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.
  • 2 (suitable) an eligible bachelor Hollywood's most eligible bachelor
    el soltero más cotizado de Hollywood
    to be eligible for somethingshe's eminently eligible for promotion
    es firme candidata a un ascenso
    Example sentences
    • 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.

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