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{{#invoke:Sidebar|sidebar}} An entitlement is a government program guaranteeing access to some benefit by members of a specific group and based on established rights or by legislation.<ref>Entitlement. Merriam-Webster Dictionary. Retrieved 17 March 2014.</ref><ref>Entitlement. Dictionary.com. Retrieved 17 March 2014.</ref> The term may also reflect a pejorative connotation, as in a "sense of entitlement". A "right" is itself an entitlement associated with a moral or social principle, such that an "entitlement" is a provision made in accordance with a legal framework of a society. Typically, entitlements are based on concepts of principle ("rights") which are themselves based in concepts of social equality or enfranchisement.


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