entitlement

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

entitle +‎ -ment.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ənˈtaɪtəlmənt/

Noun[edit]

entitlement (countable and uncountable, plural entitlements)

  1. The right to have something, whether actual or perceived.
  2. Power, authority to do something.
  3. Something that one is entitled to.
  4. (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.)