entitled entitled  /ɛn ˈtaɪ təld/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) qualified for by right according to law

Usage(s):

  1. In foreign policy, Hu undoubtedly believes that China is entitled to a role appropriate to its growing potential.
  2. It sounded plausible, for if anyone seemed entitled to late-in-life contentment it was Walt Disney.

News

  1. Replay – Shadow Hearts

    In December of 2001, a new RPG series hit the scene for PlayStation 2, entitled Shadow Hearts. With its Lovecraftian horror and distorted take on historical events and characters, the franchise was a unique, dark, and unpredictable. In this episode of Replay, we take a look the first Shadow Hearts, the entry that brought us protagonist Yuri Hyuga and his quest to protect exorcist Alice Elliot ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Game Informer

  2. Guilty verdict in classified Cambodia papers case

    HONOLULU (AP) — A military jury on Friday convicted a Hawaii-based Army officer of unauthorized possession of classified documents and giving a document with classified assessments of Cambodia to a person not entitled to have it.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Burberry Invites You to Make Out With Your Phone

    For being the laziest, most entitled, and most narcissistic generation , younger consumers sure are getting a lot of attention from companies. The latest foray into the minds of millennials?
    on June 14, 2013     Source: BusinessWeek

Quotes

  1. "Australians are entitled to a fairer share of our inheritance of the mineral wealth that lies in our grounds," she said.
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Julia Gillard Source: CNN (blog)

  2. "Jim (Leyland) said, 'We're going to go with versatility.' When he said that word I thought to myself, 'I'm probably the most athletic guy on this team.' But they're entitled to their opinion," Sheffield said.
    on Mar 31, 2009 By: Gary Sheffield Source: Washington Post

  3. "Someday a composer may write a work entitled 'Americans in Pyongyang,"' Maazel said in introducing the Gershwin work, a remark that drew warm applause from the audience.
    on Feb 26, 2006 By: Lorin Maazel Source: 940 News

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untenable untenable
/ən ˈtɛ nə bəl /