entitlement

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entitlement

(1) To be owed something under the law, such as federal entitlement programs.

(2) That portion of a VA-guaranteed loan that protects the lender in case the veteran defaults.

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First, mechanisms designed to protect these entitlements; second, the linkage between entitlements and corporate governance; and, third, the case we contend that accrued entitlements provide for enhanced industrial democracy.
Over time, the value of historical entitlements would reduce to zero and all those with a claim entitlement would be paid according to how much land they declare.
He said there was a trend for farmers to trade lower value entitlements for higher value ones.
Many staff have accrued entitlements for a number of years and are likely to be owed more than the legislated cap.
Can I now apply for renewal of my entitlement without having to retake my test and go through everything from scratch?
The intention was to extend statutory holiday entitlement to 5.
On entitlements, there is a sense among members of Paulson s team at Treasury that they may be able to succeed where Bush failed.
If privatizing old-age entitlements can becomes a winning issue in a Western-style democracy like New Zealand, Norquist asks, why not here?
Peck: In a sense, though, does it matter who wins, in that there seems to be a long-term diminishment of resources available to fund entitlement programs?
As far as entitlements are concerned, President Clinton has already given away the store.
No longer can developers rely on entitlements - paper water - to get their projects approved.
Another important element is to think about goals in terms of entitlements.