Entitlement

(redirected from Entitlements)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Encyclopedia.

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.

References in periodicals archive ?
A total of 159,849,080 New Shares and 106,566,006 Unquoted Options were issued on 27 August 2019, representing take up of 78% of the total Shares offered under the Entitlement Issue and raising $1,598,491 before costs.
In June 2014, the decision was made to transition entitlement unit values towards a flat rate support regime over a seven year period 2015-2021.
If you are looking for a concrete example of performative entitlement - and there are thousands of examples - you need not look beyond President Obasanjo.
Third, the author compellingly describes how times of federal fiscal surplus and/or ballooning entitlement trust funds lead to calls for expanded entitlements.
The Civil War, WWI and other military conflicts resulted in military entitlements too.
But there's a reason entitlement cuts keep getting floated in Washington, despite their broad unpopularity.
Palmer wrote to ABC managing director Mark Scott ahead of Four Corners programme, insisting it was the administrators' decision not to pay entitlements, and to deny that Queensland Nickel had given loans to other entities in his corporate empire.
People who currently hold entitlements, but are unable to activate them in 2015, will simply lose them if they do nothing before May 2015.
Despite the massive growth and evolution of the enterprise software industry, independent software vendors (ISVs) have largely failed to implement automated software licensing and entitlement management systems across their product lines, and their failure to modernize is hurting business.
Until the 1980s, entitlement wasn't part of everyday language.
The Entitlement Offer is now open to all eligible shareholders, including the institutional and corporate holders who were not able to participate in the accelerated offer or only partly subscribed.
Present and past governments may have wasted those contributions on wars or other futile enterprises, but the fact remains, most people on benefit have earned those entitlements by hard work.