Definition of entitlement in English:


Syllabification: en·ti·tle·ment
Pronunciation: /enˈtītlmənt


  • 1The fact of having a right to something: full entitlement to fees and maintenance should be offered you should be fully aware of your legal entitlements
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    • The unit will provide information and advice to members of the public on their rights and entitlements.
    • He was concerned that people were being turfed out without their legal entitlements.
    • Staff will provide free, confidential advice on your rights and entitlements.
  • 1.1The amount to which a person has a right: annual leave entitlement
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    • The letter informed her that her entitlement amounted to just £0.35 pence per fortnight.
    • That long weekend can feel like a week in the sun, at a cost of two days out of an allotted annual holiday entitlement.
    • It has been 30 years since the last increase in the minimum annual holiday entitlement.

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