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Etymology

From Old French clamer.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
claim

Plural
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claim ({{{1}}})
  1. A demand of ownership made for something (eg. claim ownership, claim victory).
  2. A new statement of truth made about something.
  3. A demand of ownership for previously unowned land (eg. in the gold rush, oil rush)
  4. (law) A legal demand for compensation or damages.

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Verb

Infinitive
to claim

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to claim (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To demand ownership of.
  2. To state a new fact.
  3. To demand ownership or right to use for land.
  4. (law) To demand compensation or damages through the courts.

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  1. ^ Le Trésor de la Langue Française Informatisé

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