Definitions (4)

2.Claim or right defended by reference to a precedence or established procedure.
3.Government scheme benefiting members of a particular group.
4.Offer or an actual payment of cash or stock (shares) to the holder of a security.

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  • Despite the knowledge that he wasn't the most qualified for the position, Mark felt a lot of entitlement to the position of manager.

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  • Carlton had had it up to here with his spoiled children and their sense of entitlement so when they both virtually demanded new cell phones, he refused and confiscated all of their electronic devices.

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  • I do not feel entitlements are ideal but they do serve as a safety net for many people in the USA.

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