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verb [transitive]     entitle pronunciation in British English
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present tense
present participleentitling
past tenseentitled
past participleentitled
  1. 1
    [often passive] to give someone the right to do something
    entitle someone to something:

    Membership entitles you to reduced season tickets.

    entitle someone to do something:

    The people who are entitled to vote should be aware of that fact.

  2. 2
    [usually passive] to give a title to a book, poem, or piece of music

    Her first novel was entitled More Innocent Times.

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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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