entitle

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (Canada) IPA: /ənˈtaɪtəl/
  • (UK) IPA: /ənˈtaɪ.təl/ or /ɛnˈtaɪ.təl/
  • (file)

Verb[change]

Plain form
entitle

Third-person singular
entitles

Past tense
entitled

Past participle
entitled

Present participle
entitling

  1. (transitive), (usually passive) If you are entitled to something, you have a right to receive or do it.
    If I'm in a smoking section, I feel that I'm entitled to smoke.
    Don't try to shut me up. I'm entitled to my opinion.
  2. (transitive), (usually passive) If a book, article, movie, etc. is entitled something, it has that title.
    Provine, a historian of science at Cornell University, published an article entitled "Scientists, Face It! Science and Religion Are Incompatible."

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