entitlement definition, meaning - what is entitlement in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “entitlement”

See all translations


noun [C or U] uk   /ɪnˈtaɪ.tl̩.mənt/  us   /-t̬l̩-/
something that you have a right to do or have, or the right to do or have something: pension/holiday entitlements Managers have generous leave entitlement.
Translations of “entitlement”
in Korean 권리…
in Arabic تَخويل…
in Portuguese direito, autorização…
in Catalan dret…
in Japanese 権利…
in Italian diritto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 有權做的事, 有權擁有的東西, 權利,資格…
in Russian право…
in Turkish yetkilendirme, görevlendirme, hak verme…
in Chinese (Simplified) 有权做的事, 有权拥有的东西, 权利,资格…
in Polish uprawnienie, prawo…
(Definition of entitlement from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of entitlement?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “entitlement” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

cost/charge the earth

to cost, charge, etc. a lot of money

Word of the Day

The language of elections

by Liz Walter,
April 22, 2015
On May 7th, citizens of the UK will be going to the polls (having an election) to decide who will form the next government. This kind of election is known as a general election. The country is divided into 650 areas, called constituencies. Each constituency elects a member of parliament (MP) to

Read More 

dumbwalking noun

April 20, 2015
walking slowly, without paying attention to the world around you because you are consulting a smartphone He told me dumbwalking probably wouldn’t be a long-term problem.

Read More