Entitlement


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Entitlement

An individual's right to receive a value or benefit provided by law.

Commonly recognized entitlements are benefits, such as those provided by Social Security or Workers' Compensation.

See: birthright, certification, charter, consent, droit, due, fitness, freedom, license, privilege, qualification, right, sanction, title
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The Institutional Entitlement Offer was well received by existing institutional investors, with a take-up rate of approximately 93%.
Dr Fenwick described to the conference an entitlement system the FUW believes should be available to administrative regions as an alternative to the Commission's proposals.
Yes, from October 1, 2007, the statutory minimum paid holiday entitlement will increase to 4.
The position will change later this year when new legislation starts to come into effect under which bank holiday entitlement will be added to the four week statutory paid leave entitlement.
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Demonstrate to Ofsted they are delivering the statutory entitlement to learn languages
Indeed, some trade unions have actively campaigned for improved entitlement security from employers, especially in the motor vehicle, metals and transport industries (ACTU 2002; Cooper 2002).
On entitlements, there is a sense among members of Paulson's team at Treasury that they may be able to succeed where Bush failed.
would set deficit targets and require budget committees to reduce entitlement spending if there was too much red ink.
We are collecting entries of entitlements and are expecting a large amount of interest nationwide as this is a new asset with a value that has yet to be determined.
So-called entitlements, for example, are not written in stone by the hand of the Almighty, but were larded into the budget by prodigal lawmakers who would rather not take responsibility for what they have done.
Leveraging technology from CA's acquisition of Netegrity, Identity Manager unifies identity management across the entire enterprise--from the Web to the mainframe--to streamline and simplify administration of internal and external users and their entitlements.