- 1.1 (usually predicative/generalmente predicativo) [candidate] inelegible I applied for a rebate, but I was ineligible solicité un descuento pero no me correspondía or no reunía las condiciones exigidas I'm ineligible for a pension no reúno las condiciones exigidas para que me den una pensión, no tengo derecho a una pensión she was ineligible to vote no tenía derecho a votar 1.2 (in US football) [receiver] inelegible
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.