Eligible

El"i*gi*ble

(?), a. [F. ligible, fr. L. eligere. See Elect.] 1. That may be selected; proper or qualified to be chosen; legally qualified to be elected and to hold office.
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2. Worthy to be chosen or selected; suitable; desirable; as, an eligible situation for a house.
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The more eligible of the two evils.
Burke.
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