entitled to (views/opinions)


1. have a right or claim to your own beliefs






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everyone is entitled to their own opinion

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To be ‘entitled’ is to have a belief in your rights or privileges to be maintained or granted. To be ‘entitled to your views’ or ‘entitled to your opinions’ means to have the right to think and speak freely on a topic even if your views are different to others. You will often hear this used in situations where opinions differ. “I don’t agree with you but you are entitled to your opinion.” 

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  1. The candidates had different views on the issue, but they agreed that they were all entitled to their own opinion.
  2. On important social issues like homelessness, everyone is entitled to their views.
  3. Well, I don't agree with you, but I suppose you're entitled to your own opinion on the matter.

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  1. You are not entitled to your own opinion when the facts and data are clear in front of you.
  2. Everyone is entitled to their own views of course but this document outlines the company policy on this issue.

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