Translation of entitle in Spanish:

entitle

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈtaɪtl/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1 (give right) to entitle sb to sth darle* a algn derecho a algo it entitles you to free admission te da derecho a entrar gratis that doesn't entitle him to be so rude eso no le da derecho a ser tan grosero to be entitled to sth tener* derecho a algo to be entitled to compensation tener* derecho a indemnización I think she's entitled to a little respect me parece que se merece or que se le debe un poco de respeto
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    • If she is entitled to receive it for professional services rendered, then she must be paid.
    • In particular, would she be entitled to claim any compensation if I asked her to move out either now or in the future?
    • He is entitled to claim that money back from the Commons as long as the office is not used for party politics.
  • 2 (name) [formal] [book/painting/film] (often passive/frecuentemente en voz pasiva) titular, poner* por título, darle* el título de a poem entitled 'Laura' un poema titulado or que lleva por título 'Laura', un poema intitulado 'Laura' [formal] he entitled it 'X' le puso por título 'X', le dio el título de 'X'
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    • De Botton presents us Xavier de Maistre, a Frenchman who, in 1790, undertook a journey around his bedroom, later entitling an account of what he had seen ‘Journey Around My Bedroom’.

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