reeligible

adjective
re·​el·​i·​gi·​ble | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈe-lə-jə-bəl How to pronounce reeligible (audio) \
variants: or re-eligible

Definition of reeligible

: eligible for something (such as a public office) again is reeligible to serve on the council after a four-year hiatus

Other Words from reeligible

reeligibility \ (ˌ)rē-​ˌe-​lə-​jə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē How to pronounce reeligibility (audio) \ or re-eligibility noun
There is another strong feature in the new constitution, which I as strongly dislike. That is, the perpetual reeligibility of the President. — Thomas Jefferson

First Known Use of reeligible

1774, in the meaning defined above

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“Reeligible.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reeligible. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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