Entitlement meaning

ĕn-tīt'l-mənt
The definition of an entitlement is something to which you have a right.

An example of an entitlement is a government program that provides benefits to a person such as Medicare.

An example of entitlement is the opportunity to enjoy the use of property you own, free of unwarranted intrusion.

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The state of being entitled.
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(politics) A legal obligation on a government to make payments to a person, business, or unit of government that meets the criteria set in law, such as social security in the US.
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A benefit that must be granted to anyone who meets the criteria for receiving it.
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The right to have something.
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The act or process of entitling.
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A government program that guarantees and provides benefits to a particular group.
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Something to which a person is entitled; specif., any of various benefits provided to qualifying persons under certain government programs, as Medicare.
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The condition or state of being entitled.
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Something that one is entitled to.
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Origin of entitlement

  • entitle +‎ -ment.
    From Wiktionary