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entitlement

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Welfare
entitlementen‧ti‧tle‧ment /ɪnˈtaɪtlmənt/ ●○○ noun [countable, uncountable]  PEWRIGHT/HAVE THE RIGHT TOthe official right to have or do something, or the amount that you have a right to receiveentitlement to Do you need advice on your entitlement to state benefits?benefit/holiday/pension etc entitlement The paid holiday entitlement is 25 days.
Examples from the Corpus
entitlementAnd so, for the first time, a federal entitlement has been rescinded.Holiday entitlements for temporary workers are less than for permanent staff.Thanks to pay-for-knowledge, Joe has recouped more than he lost as a result of the end of entitlement.The end of entitlement is perhaps best demonstrated by the introduction of the Social Fund in the social security reforms of 1988.The influence of the notion of entitlement when applied to the curriculum is, as we have seen, attractive.It is the attitude, the sense of entitlement that allows for relaxing maternal management.Not even Jack Kemp could credibly explain how the Dole plan would work without tapping entitlements like Medicare or busting the budget.The patients charter sets out clearly the entitlement of a patient and the standard we seek to set for ambulance services.Many people are still not aware of the entitlements they may be able to receive.What was once an economically viable privilege becomes an economically unviable entitlement.The amount of money you earn does not affect your entitlement to child benefit for your children.entitlement toPeople's entitlement to compensation may be affected by state and local laws.
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