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Like bees, they must put their lives into the sting they give.Ralph Waldo Emerson
to claim (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
- A demand of ownership made for something (eg. claim ownership, claim victory).
- A new statement of truth made about something.
- A demand of ownership for previously unowned land (eg. in the gold rush, oil rush)
- (law) A legal demand for compensation or damages.
- Demand ownership of land not previously owned. One usually stakes a claim.
- The legal sense. One usually makes a claim. See Appendix:Collocations of do, have, make, and take
demand of ownership
new statement of truth made about something
demand of ownership for previously unowned land
demand for compensation
Third person singular
- To demand ownership of.
- To state a new fact.
- To demand ownership or right to use for land.
- (law) To demand compensation or damages through the courts.
to demand ownership of something
to state a new fact
to demand ownership or right to use for land
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