Definition of disentitle in English:

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disentitle

Pronunciation: /dɪsɪnˈtʌɪt(ə)l/
/dɪsɛnˈtʌɪt(ə)l/

verb

[with object]
Deprive (someone) of a right: she was disentitled to a redundancy payment
More example sentences
  • 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.

Derivatives

disentitlement

noun
Example sentences
  • 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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