ENTITLEMENT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ENTITLEMENT
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 n.  right to claim something; right to benefits
Classic Sentence: (34 in 3 pages)
1  To all others, whose number is infinite, is ascribed that measure of praise to which his profession or occupation entitles him.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X.
2  Washington has accomplished for the education, good citizenship, and popular enlightenment in his chosen field of labour in the South entitles him to rank with our national benefactors.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XVII.
3  Since then, his work was that curious mixture of bad painting and good intentions that always entitles a man to be called a representative British artist.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 19
4  Scarlett was his wife and a wife was entitled to the loyalty of her husband.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVI
5  The dinginess of her present life threw into enchanting relief the existence to which she felt herself entitled.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
6  She reaped the reward to which disinterestedness is entitled, and found an agreeable companion in her niece.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
7  And she begged that Robert would interest himself, and discover, if possible, whether she was entitled to the indulgence accompanying the remarkably curious Mexican prayer-beads.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XV
8  He had nearly three hundred dollars in the bank, and might have considered himself entitled to a vacation; but he had an easy job, and force of habit kept him at it.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 26
9  This insinuation was a home thrust, and one that in a more advanced state of society would have entitled Magua to the reputation of a skillful diplomatist.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 28
10  The fact that he gave me any part of my wages was proof, to my mind, that he believed me entitled to the whole of them.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XI
11  You see, I brought my own property and servants into the connection, when I married St. Clare, and I am legally entitled to manage them my own way.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVI
12  We now have under our eyes a note written by him on the margin of a quarto entitled Correspondence of Lord Germain with Generals Clinton, Cornwallis, and the Admirals on the American station.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
13  , with a certain royal assurance which was not wanting in pride, entitled the twenty-second of his reign.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I—THE YEAR 1817
14  It is in a little work entitled Claude Gueux that this word made its appearance.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
15  In the establishment which entitled itself order after the revolution had been cut short, the King amounted to more than royalty.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Example Sentence: (31 in 3 pages)
16  Full-time employees are entitled to receive health insurance.
17  It's entitled, appropriately enough, "Art for the Nation".
18  Each partner is entitled to share in the profits of the business.
19  But it was entitled to publish and be damned.
20  Everyone should be entitled to a decent wage/standard of living.
21  He entitled the book "Love Story".
22  You may be entitled to reclaim some tax.
23  The local authority ruled that he had made himself intentionally homeless and was therefore not entitled to be rehoused.
24  She would be entitled to just the same rights over the children, and just the same rights to income support and maintenance for the children.
25  A feudal knight ranking between a knight bachelor and a baron, who was entitled to lead men into battle under his own standard.
26  If dismissed without cause, an employee is entitled to certain severance benefits.
27  Except at this point you're allowed to subtract any tax credits to which you're entitled from the bill.
28  The coupon should entitle its bearer to a 25 percent savings.
29  Your contributions will affect your pension entitlements.
30  It is certainly worth checking up on your benefit entitlements.