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en·ti·tle·ment

 (ĕn-tīt′l-mənt)
n.
1. The act or process of entitling.
2. The state of being entitled.
3. A government program that guarantees and provides benefits to a particular group: "fights ... to preserve victories won a generation ago, like the Medicaid entitlement for the poor" (Jason DeParle).

en•ti•tle•ment

(ɛnˈtaɪ tl mənt)

n.
1. the act of entitling.
2. the state of being entitled.
3. the right to guaranteed benefits under a government program.
[1825–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.entitlement - right granted by law or contract (especially a right to benefits)entitlement - right granted by law or contract (especially a right to benefits); "entitlements make up the major part of the federal budget"
claim, title - an established or recognized right; "a strong legal claim to the property"; "he had no documents confirming his title to his father's estate"; "he staked his claim"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

entitlement

noun
1. right, claim, due, licence, permission, privilege, prerogative You lose your entitlement to benefit when you start work.
2. allowance, grant, quota, ration, allocation, allotment, apportionment such benefits as sick pay, holiday pay and pension entitlement
Translations
إعْطاء حَق، تَخْويل
adkomstberettigelse
jogcímjogosultság
veiting nafnbótar; réttur
adlandırmahak

entitlement

[ɪnˈtaɪtlmənt] Nderecho m
holiday entitlementderecho m a vacaciones

entitlement

[ɪnˈtaɪtəlmənt] n
(= right) → droit m
entitlement to sth [+ benefit, leave] → droit à qch holiday entitlement

entitlement

nBerechtigung f(to zu); (to compensation, legal aid, holiday etc) → Anspruch m (→ to auf +acc); what is your holiday entitlement? (Brit) → wie viel Urlaub steht Ihnen zu?

entitlement

[ɪnˈtaɪtlmənt] n entitlement (to sth)diritto (a qc)

entitle

(inˈtaitl) verb
1. to give (a person) a right (to, or to do, something). You are not entitled to free school lunches; He was not entitled to borrow money from the cash box.
2. to give to (a book etc) as a title or name. a story entitled `The White Horse'.
enˈtitlement noun
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