entitlement


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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
References in periodicals archive ?
23 accelerated pro rata non-renounceable entitlement offer ( Institutional Entitlement Offer ).
A claim entitlement would allow farmers to claim a flat rate payment which is proportional to the amount of land they declare - there would be no fixed number of entitlements re-created for farmers as is currently proposed," said Dr Fenwick.
Shares tendered for the Basic Entitlement only: 13,420,835
In practice this means that if you have a five day working week your entitlement will rise to 24 days and then 28 days.
What is the current statutory paid holiday entitlement for workers?
In relation to the entitlement to Bank Holidays the recommendation from the DTI and ACAS is to allow any part time employee a pro-rata entitlement to bank holidays based on the number of days per week that they are working.
Motorists with a Category B (car) entitlement can drive vehicles up to 3.
Sometimes these numbers aren't viable to provide the entitlement.
Market Current Non Current Company Year Capital Entitlement Entitlement Telstra 2003 31,268 279 814 Coles Myers 2002 9,244 419 -- Woolworths 2003 11,488 258 142 Amcor 2003 7,108 142 80 Suncorp Metway 2003 6,692 81 9 Total Company Entitlement Telstra 1,093 Coles Myers 419 Woolworths 400 Amcor 222 Suncorp Metway 90 Source: Market Capitalisation (The Sydney Morning Herald 22.
Besides thwarting protectionism, Paulson has the task of reviving Bush's entitlement reform initiative.
Its goal would be to find ways to cut spending on government entitlement programs, such as Social Security, Medicare and veterans benefits.
We are expecting a sale value in the region of twice the 2005 entitlement payment, so an entitlement paying pounds 90 per acre is likely to be worth pounds 180 per acre.