Examples of entitlement in a Sentence
my entitlement to a refund
celebrities who have an arrogant sense of entitlement
entitlements such as medical aid for the elderly and poor
Recent Examples of entitlement from the Web
But in 2003, Ryan helped expand the nation's entitlement programs by voting in favor of a very costly prescription drug benefit for recipients of Medicare.
Republicans cut taxes last year, and their ideas to cut spending (reforming entitlement programs like Medicaid, Medicare, and Social Security) are deeply unpopular.
That means cutting the military and domestic programs, including entitlement programs like Medicare.
These entitlement programs help low-income individuals battle the detrimental effects of poverty.
Overall, because of entitlement programs, seniors receive a whopping seven dollars for every one dollar in the federal budget that goes to those younger than 19.
In Russia, the leave entitlement is generous, but the pay is capped at a basic wage.
The entitlement in basketball is cultivated early on.
Suitcases, sheets, contacts, vitamins, birth control: There’s no mundanity safe from the impulses of startups catering to their favorite demographic’s vanity, sense of entitlement, and love of Helvetica.
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ENTITLEMENT Defined for English Language Learners
: the condition of having a right to have, do, or get something
: the feeling or belief that you deserve to be given something (such as special privileges)
: a type of financial help provided by the government for members of a particular group
- evidence of victim's entitlement to money seized
- —National Law Journal
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