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entitled

[ en-tahyt-ld ]
/ ɛnˈtaɪt ld /
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adjective
called by the title indicated:In my paper so entitled, I explore the idea that "Robust Democracy Is National Security."
having a right or legitimate claim to something:The inheritance passes to the legally entitled heir.
assuming or acting as though one has an innate right or claim to wealth, success, recognition, etc.:I was so entitled and self-centered that I never noticed the injustices around me.
verb
the simple past tense and past participle of entitle.
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Rarely in·ti·tled .

Origin of entitled

OTHER WORDS FROM entitled

un·en·ti·tled, adjectivewell-en·ti·tled, adjective
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