entitlement


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entitlement

1. A right or benefit.
2. A form of compensation granted to an individual because of a special status under the law (e.g., an entitlement to health insurance under the Medicare program).
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The retail component of the Entitlement Offer ( Retail Entitlement Offer ) is expected to raise approximately $30 million and will open on Friday, 27 November 2015 and close at 5.
During the transition period to flat-rate payments, current farmers would be paid according to the number of entitlements they hold, and a proportion of their original value, plus an amount proportional to the amount of land they declare and the regional flat-rate.
This means that the holiday entitlement of a worker who works more than five days a week will be limited to 28 days a year.
But the existence of an entitlement rather than a requirement was likely to prove difficult to enforce, warned Ms Heald.
The first such entitlement protection scheme, introduced by the Howard government, was the Employee Entitlements Support Scheme (EES) (2000).
White House Chief of St, aft Josh Bolten thinks "stars have aligned in a way" to make the first six months of 2007 a time when Republicans and Democrats may be open to compromise on overhauling costly entitlements.
No longer can developers rely on entitlements - paper water - to get their projects approved.
In 2000, Congress created general aviation entitlement grants to provide funding up to $150,000 per fiscal year to individual general aviation airports.
A lot of companies are proud of their process improvements, but they fall short because they don't embrace the concept of entitlement.
Their in-house staff has comprehensive expertise in all facets of property development, including land use and project planning, entitlement processing, market research, financial feasibility, and construction and development management.
It also examines policy options that would control spending in entitlement programs, such as Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.
Of no surprise, therefore, was the conspicuous absence from the pre-election debates of any pivotal remedies for the long-term financing of entitlement or of how to accomplish major health reform.