el·​i·​gi·​bil·​i·​ty | \ ˌe-lə-jə-ˈbi-lə-tē How to pronounce eligibility (audio) \

Definition of eligibility

: the quality or state of being eligible : fitness or suitability to be chosen, selected, or allowed to do something The applicants must meet all requirements for eligibility. … should "Shoeless Joe" Jackson, of "Black Sox" infamy, also be granted eligibility for the Hall of Fame?— David A. Kaplan Mass mailings go out to low-income areas, and if a letter is returned as undeliverable, the party uses it to challenge that voter's eligibility.— Sasha Abramsky

First Known Use of eligibility

1715, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of eligibility was in 1715

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to affect and impair by alcohol or a drug

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