reeligible

adjective re·el·i·gi·ble \ (ˌ)rē-ˈe-lə-jə-bəl \
variants: or re-eligible
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of reeligible

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

reeligibility

play \(ˌ)rē-ˌe-lə-jə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ 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

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