re·​el·​i·​gi·​ble (ˌ)rē-ˈe-lə-jə-bəl How to pronounce reeligible (audio)
variants or re-eligible
: eligible for something (such as a public office) again
is reeligible to serve on the council after a four-year hiatus
reeligibility noun
or re-eligibility
There is another strong feature in the new constitution, which I as strongly dislike. That is, the perpetual reeligibility of the President. Thomas Jefferson

Word History

First Known Use

1774, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of reeligible was in 1774

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“Reeligible.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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