Definition of entitlement in English:


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Pronunciation: /ɪnˈtʌɪt(ə)lmənt


[mass noun]
1The fact of having a right to something: full entitlement to fees and maintenance should be offered
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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.
right, prerogative, claim, title, licence; permission, dispensation, privilege, liberty
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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