entitlement

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

entitle +‎ -ment.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ənˈtaɪtəlmənt/

Noun[edit]

entitlement (plural entitlements)

  1. The right to have something.
  2. Something that one is entitled to.
  3. (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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Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

entitlement m (oblique plural entitlemenz or entitlementz, nominative singular entitlemenz or entitlementz, nominative plural entitlement)

  1. title (name allocated to a document, a work, etc.)