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entitlements, plural;
  1. The 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
  2. The amount to which a person has a right
    • - annual leave entitlement

  1. right granted by law or contract (especially a right to benefits); "entitlements make up the major part of the federal budget"
  2. An entitlement is a guarantee of access to benefits based on established rights or by legislation. A "right" is itself an entitlement associated with a moral or social principle, such that an "entitlement" is a provision made in accordance with legal framework of a society. ...
  3. Entitlement in fair division describes that proportion of the resources or goods to be divided that a player can expect to receive. The idea is based on the normal idea of entitlement. ...
  4. the right to have something; something that one is entitled to (or believes that one is entitled to); a legal obligation on a government to make payments to a person, business, or unit of government that meets the criteria set in law, such as the Pell Grant and social security in the US
  5. (entitlements) programs that provide benefits automatically to individuals meeting certain criteria (such as age)
  6. (Entitlements) A government program that guarantees and provides benefits to a particular group.
  7. (Entitlements) Payments to individuals, governments, or businesses which, under law, must be made to all those eligible and for which funds do not have to be appropriated in advance. Major entitlement programs include Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and TANF.
  8. (Entitlements) The rights which you have access to at work such as holidays, sick leave and allowances.
  9. (Entitlements) These are your rights and privileges, from an application perspective, based on who you are.
  10. (Entitlements) This refers to your annual leave (holidays), sick leave (including carers leave), bereavement leave, parental leave (maternity, paternity and adoption), long service leave and public holidays.
  11. (Entitlements) federal benefit payments to which recipients have a legal right, e.g., Social Security. Also known as uncontrollables.
  12. Benefits guaranteed to an individual, such as dividends for shareholders or government aid for those who qualify.
  13. The VA home loan benefit is called an entitlement (i.e. entitlement for a VA guaranteed home loan). This is also known as eligibility.
  14. License or permission to accept a particular type of payment card or other payment vehicle.
  15. Entitlement programs award funds to all qualified applicants. The Pell Grant is an example of such a program.
  16. That portion of the loan the VA guarantees.
  17. Electric energy or generating capacity that a utility has a right to access under power exchange or sales agreements.
  18. A right or other benefit held by someone if they meet certain conditions
  19. A person who meets all of the eligibility requirements for a specific type of benefit and has filed an application for those benefits.
  20. The best demonstrated performance for an existing configuration of a process or system. It is an empirical demonstration of what level of improvement can potentially be reached.
  21. A right due to an individual. The term, when used with VA insurance, refers to the loan amount that the VA will guarantee for a particular borrower.
  22. A property that allows an application to access a protected iOS feature or capability.
  23. The amount of guarantee a veteran is eligible to secure on a D.A. loan.
  24. The legal right to certain services and benefits.
  25. A service or grant that, under District or Federal law, must be provided to all applicants.