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ENTITLEMENT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does entitlement mean? 

ENTITLEMENT (noun)
  The noun ENTITLEMENT has 1 sense:

1. right granted by law or contract (especially a right to benefits)

  Familiarity information: ENTITLEMENT used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ENTITLEMENT (noun)


Sense 1entitlement [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Right granted by law or contract (especially a right to benefits)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Context example:

entitlements make up the major part of the federal budget

Hypernyms ("entitlement" is a kind of...):

claim; title (an established or recognized right)

Domain category:

jurisprudence; law (the collection of rules imposed by authority)


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