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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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Many large companies, such as Lands' End, Bank of America, Disney, Hallmark, Universal Studios, Scooter Store, and the Container Store, have tried to address this problem by hiring motivational consultants to help find ways to praise, encourage, and commend entitled employees to keep them happy and productive.
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Because Scheingold's offer met all of these conditions, he was entitled to reasonable costs and attorney fees.
B contends that he is entitled to increase his tax basis in C's debt to the Bank, to the extent he personally guaranteed and secured such debt.
Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit that classification rulings issued by the Customs Service are not entitled to deference under the Supreme Court's 1984 decision in Chevron U.
Thus, a Madonna CD that turned up in a retail outlet near Guangzhou included one song called "Fever" instead of "Fever," and a second entitled "Lik a Prauer" instead of "Like a Prayer.
Eligible employees are entitled to take leave upon the birth of a child, the adoption of a child, or the placement of a child with the employee for foster care.
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Hinkley argued she was entitled to relief because she did not know there was an understatement of tax--which is provided for in IRC section 6015(b).
5-hour continuing education course, entitled "Foreclosure ad Investment," from 6:00 p.