entitle (one) to (do something)

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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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They urged Rakoff to use the sentencing "to send the message to this defendant and others that star power does not entitle someone to a free pass."
A Department for Work and Pensions spokesman said: "Having a drug or alcohol addiction does not entitle someone to disability benefits, but the associated long-term health effects may.
A personal health budget does not entitle someone to more services, more expensive services or preferential access to NHS services, but should help people get a service from the NHS that best suits them.
a terrorist organisation, should entitle someone to international protection.
Most of the post-Clinton dialogue has been about race as money, power and opportunity, whether skin color should entitle someone to or bar someone from law school or a job.