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01. This coupon [entitles] you to two movies for the price of one.
02. I won a ticket which [entitles] me to two free seats at the Belfry Theater for their current musical production.
03. If you transfer to a different position at the university, you may lose your [entitlement] to benefits.
04. You are certainly [entitled] to your opinion, but I do not share your viewpoint in any way.
05. The radio soap opera, [entitled] "Judy's World" is an interesting view of social issues and marriage difficulties.
06. I read a book [entitled] "Golden Gate" by Vikram Seth, and his writing style was quite remarkable.
07. When you buy a new computer, you will receive a coupon which [entitles] you to a 30% reduction on software purchases made in the first 30 days.
08. Marian Wright Edelman once suggested we shouldn't feel [entitled] to anything we don't sweat and struggle for.
09. Now that you are a full-time employee, you are [entitled] to certain benefits, including medical, dental and pension.
10. When people do not get the rewards they feel they are [entitled] to, they are likely to rebel.
11. Someone once said that everyone is [entitled] to be stupid, but some abuse the privilege.
12. Those living in southern China are not [entitled] to have central heating in their homes, as this part of the country is considered warm enough to do without.
13. This ticket [entitles] you to park in the Reserved area on campus.
14. As a share-holder, you are [entitled] to vote at meetings.
15. After the communists took power in China, prostitution was banned, girls were [entitled] to education, and women went to work outside the home.
16. The United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights states that motherhood and childhood are [entitled] to special care and assistance.
17. People with disabilities are generally [entitled] to special discounts at sight-seeing and entertainment venues in England.
18. Everyone is [entitled] to an income, an education, health care and protection from violence.
19. In 313, Christians were recognized by Emperor Constantine as a group [entitled] to the same rights and protection as other religious groups in the Empire.

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  • Entitle — En*ti tle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Entitled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Entitling}.] [OF. entituler, F. intituler, LL. intitulare, fr. L. in + titulus title. See {Title}, and cf. {Intitule}.] 1. To give a title to; to affix to as a name or appellation; hence …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • entitle — UK US /ɪnˈtaɪtl/ verb [T] LAW, HR ► to give someone the right to do or have something: entitle sb to (do) sth »The chief executive will face protest at the AGM over his contract, which could entitle him to a £5m pay off. be entitled to (do) sth… …   Financial and business terms

  • entitle — en·ti·tle vt tled, tling: to give an enforceable right to claim something her will entitle s her daughters to half of her estate Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • entitle — [v1] name, label baptize, call, characterize, christen, denominate, designate, dub, nickname, style, subtitle, term, title; concept 62 entitle [v2] hold right to accredit, allow, authorize, be in line for*, confer a right, empower, enable,… …   New thesaurus

  • entitle — (v.) late 14c., to give a title to a chapter, book, etc., from Anglo Fr. entitler, O.Fr. entiteler (Mod.Fr. intituler), from L.L. intitulare, from in in (see IN (Cf. in ) (2)) + titulus title (see TITLE (Cf. title)). Meaning …   Etymology dictionary

  • entitle — ► VERB 1) give (someone) a right to do or have. 2) give a title to (a book, play, etc.). DERIVATIVES entitlement noun …   English terms dictionary

  • entitle — [en tīt′ l, intīt′ l] vt. entitled, entitling [ME entitlen < OFr entituler < LL intitulare < L in, in + titulus, TITLE] 1. to give a title or name to 2. to honor or dignify by a title 3. to give a right or legal title to; qualify (a… …   English World dictionary

  • entitle — v. 1) (d; tr.) to entitle to (your years of service entitle you to a pension) 2) (H) to entitle smb. to do smt. * * * [ɪn taɪtl] (H) to entitle smb. to do smt. (d; tr.) to entitle to (your years of service entitle you to a pension) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • entitle */*/*/ — UK [ɪnˈtaɪt(ə)l] / US verb [transitive] Word forms entitle : present tense I/you/we/they entitle he/she/it entitles present participle entitling past tense entitled past participle entitled 1) [often passive] to give someone the right to do… …   English dictionary

  • entitle — en|ti|tle [ ın taıtl ] verb transitive ** 1. ) often passive to give someone the right to do something: entitle someone to something: Membership entitles you to reduced season tickets. entitle someone to do something: The people who are entitled… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • entitle — In its usual sense, to entitle is to give a right or legal title to. Schmidt v. Gibbons, 101 Ariz. 222, 418 P.2d 378, 380. To qualify for; to furnish with proper grounds for seeking or claiming. In ecclesiastical law, to entitle is to give a… …   Black's law dictionary


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