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entitle (one) to (do something)

To allow or authorize someone to do something. That pass entitles us to go backstage and meet the band. Good news—this coupon entitles you to save 20% on your entire purchase!
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entitle someone to do something

[for something] to qualify someone to do something. This ticket entitles you to go in and take a seat. Does this paper entitle me to get a discount?
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Each Special Compensation Warrant will entitle the Agent to acquire, without any additional or other consideration, one Agent's option ("Agent's Option") on the same terms as the Special Warrants.
Each Special Warrant entitles the holder thereof to receive, at no additional cost, one common share in the capital of the Company and one common share purchase warrant, each such Warrant entitling the holder thereof to acquire one additional common share in the capital of the Company until July 16, 1998, at a price of $1.
The Agent's Warrant will entitle Griffiths McBurney & Partners (Guernsey) Limited to purchase up to 208,700 common shares in the capital of the Company for a period of two years following the later of the date a receipt is issued for a (final) Prospectus of the Company qualifying the distribution of the securities issuable upon exercise of the special Warrants and July 16, 1996, at a price of $1.
Each right entitles the holder to buy 1/100 of a share of preferred stock of the company at an exercise price of $80.
If an acquiring party buys 20 percent or more of DCA's common stock or commences a tender offer for 25 percent or more of DCA's common stock, and then merges or engages in certain other transactions with DCA, each right would then entitle its holder to purchase for $80 stock of the acquiring company having a market value of $160.
The A warrant entitles Echo Bay to purchase an additional 1,333,333 shares at $1.
The A warrant entitles Tombstone to purchase an additional 366,972 shares at $1.
Each right entitles the holder to purchase 1/100th of one share of a new series of preferred stock, designated Series B preferred stock, at an initial exercise price of $25.
Each Class WA Warrant now entitles the holder to purchase 1.