Deprive (someone) of a right: she was disentitled to a redundancy payment
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- Any default in payment of the arrears in accordance with the scheme shall disentitle the consumer from the benefits of the scheme.
- It was then alleged that ‘by reason of all of those matters the claimant was guilty of gross misconduct disentitling him to any damages.’
- That provision disentitles persons who have committed serious non-political crimes from refugee rights.
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- The linkage of social disentitlement and poverty was clearly manifested, and the public was disturbed and shocked at its own civil self-portrait in the wake of disaster.
- The applicant seeks to argue that the decision-makers were obliged, first, to consider the claim to refugee status and then only to weigh the disentitlements provided for by Article 1F (b).
- What we are witnessing today, on the eve of welfare reauthorization, are the fruits of disentitlement, fewer federal mandates, and greater flexibility.
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