Definition of disentitlement in English:


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‘The linkage of social disentitlement and poverty was clearly manifested, and the public was disturbed and shocked at its own civil self-portrait in the wake of disaster.’
  • ‘The applicant seeks to argue that the decision-makers were obliged, first, to consider the claim to refugee status and then only to weigh the disentitlements provided for by Article 1F (b).’
  • ‘What we are witnessing today, on the eve of welfare reauthorization, are the fruits of disentitlement, fewer federal mandates, and greater flexibility.’
  • ‘They are also in a position to make an immediate new claim, so that their period of disentitlement lasts only from the date of failure to the date of renewal.’
  • ‘This circumstance does not preclude application of the fugitive disentitlement doctrine.’