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 ?
Almost $120,000 is waiting to be claimed, ranging from $20 all the way up to the areas single biggest entitlement of almost $5000 for a Mooroopna man, followed by $3500 for a Shepparton woman, and $1200 for an Arcadia man.
The former workers through Mr Andrew Inalegwu of the Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN) said they were demanding an explanation from the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun on why their entitlement approved since May last year has not been paid.
The research focused on two forms of sexism, hostile and benevolent and how feelings of entitlement might predict those roles differently for men and women.
ISV's failure to implement licensing & entitlement management technology reduces virtualisation revenues, go-to-market effectiveness, and quote to cash efficiency
Until the 1980s, entitlement wasn't part of everyday language.
Indochine has issued 80,572,089 New Shares under the Institutional entitlement offer to raise approximately $ 5.
Psychological Entitlement as a Robust Predictor of Anger at God.
Over the past decade, there has been increased media coverage regarding declining student engagement along with high levels of entitlement in academic settings.
Entitlement payments are legal obligations of the federal government, and eligible beneficiaries may have legal recourse if full payment under the law is not provided.
Most employers gave paid holiday as a contractual right but there was no minimum entitlement.
In a ruling in Case C-337/10, handed down on 3 May, the EU Court of Justice nevertheless adds that this right is limited in time and that it is for national courts to determine whether it applies to possible additional entitlement to paid leave.
If the agreement draws the entitlement directly from the NSW Long Service Leave Act 1955, the provisions of the Act apply.