Definition of entitlement program in English:
A government program that guarantees certain benefits to a particular group or segment of the population.
- Social Security is, after all, the linchpin of the American welfare state, the most popular and well-regarded entitlement program.
- Who could have possibly predicted that a major entitlement program - a major health care entitlement program, no less - would end up costing vastly more than the original budget estimates?
- That's the whole point, of course, since the only way to eliminate a popular entitlement program is to gradually remove its broad based support.
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