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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Turners Automotive Group took up their entitlements in full and Willoughby Capital provided additional funds by also underwriting the offer.'
You no longer need to lift a finger to claim or assert your entitlement. As their own dignity, agency, and civic sentience recede, the people will continually put a sword to the heart of democratic ethos and practices by becoming ferocious sentinels at the door of your planet of entitlement.
The book goes into great detail on the various historical budgetary costs of various entitlement programs.
One surprise from the book was that President Franklin Roosevelt opposed most entitlement benefits for veterans.
Does standardised VoLTE device entitlement solve the problem 100%?
A representative (http://www.people-press.org/2013/12/19/in-deficit-debate-public-resists-cuts-in-entitlements-and-aid-to-poor/) 2013 Pew Survey found that Republicans were slightly more likely than Democrats to prioritize reducing the deficit over preserving entitlements, but not by much; more than 60 percent of GOP voters still thought "keeping Social Security [and] Medicare benefits at current levels" was the top priority.
ISVs also report licensing and entitlement management difficulties post-merger/acquisition.
The second problem is this: Political leaders' casual references to entitlements encourage people to think benefit programs are legally untouchable, at least in the sense of cuts.
Sydney, Australia, Oct 16, 2013 - (ABN Newswire) - Indochine Mining Limited (ASX:IDC) (POMSoX:IDC) is pleased to announce that it has today completed settlement of the institutional component of its 2 for 5 accelerated Non-Renounceable Entitlements Offer which was announced on 3 October 2013.
As predicted, for both general anger at God and situation-specific anger at God, psychological entitlement accounted for unique variance in both samples, even when controlling for the five factors of personality, trait anger, and narcissistic entitlement.
Present and past governments may have wasted those contributions on wars or other futile enterprises, but the fact remains, most people on benefit have earned those entitlements by hard work.
Over the past decade, there has been increased media coverage regarding declining student engagement along with high levels of entitlement in academic settings.