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entitle

verb [T] uk   /ɪnˈtaɪ.tl̩/ us    /-t̬l̩/

entitle verb [T] (ALLOW)

B2 to give someone the right to do or have something: Being unemployed entitles you to free medical treatment. [+ to infinitive] The employer is entitled to ask for references.

entitle verb [T] (GIVE TITLE)

C1 to give a title to a book, film, etc.: Her latest novel, entitled 'The Forgotten Sex', is out this week.
(Definition of entitle from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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