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claim

Definitions by Oxford


[kleɪm], (Verb)

Definitions:
- state or assert that something is the case, typically without providing evidence or proof
(e.g: the Prime Minister claimed that he was concerned about Third World debt)

- formally request or demand; say that one owns or has earned (something)
(e.g: if no one claims the items, they will become Crown property)

- cause the loss of (someone's life)
(e.g: the attacks claimed the lives of five people)


Phrases:
- claim to fame

Origin:
Middle English: from Old French claime (noun), clamer (verb), from Latin clamare ‘call out’


[kleɪm], (Noun)

Definitions:
- an assertion that something is true
(e.g: he was dogged by the claim that he had CIA links)

- a demand or request for something considered one's due
(e.g: the court had denied their claims to asylum)


Phrases:
- claim to fame

Origin:







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