They fiercely deny the CIA claim and blame it on enemies of the Afghan regime and The New York Times.
They claim to have new evidence that they say will be indisputable with regard to contamination of the crime scene.
Insist that there is no single way to be a Jew, and that no Jew can claim hegemony over that which is holy to us all.
The main political parties all claim to champion gender equality.
Igor Kossov on how the $1.6 million claim could be the final straw for a regime that is barely standing.
I come, Lucullus, to ask your assistance, to claim your sympathy and help.
The good man may be weak, be indolent; Nor is his claim to plenty, but content.
These men had, undoubtedly, the right to claim such a protection.
There are those that claim that they achieve for human kind and not for their own race alone.
His protest is against forms of death; his claim is for life.
c.1300, "to call, call out; to ask or demand by virtue of right or authority," from accented stem of Old French clamer "to call, name, describe; claim; complain; declare," from Latin clamare "to cry out, shout, proclaim," from PIE *kele- (2) "to shout," imitative (cf. Sanskrit usakala "cock," literally "dawn-calling;" Latin calare "to announce solemnly, call out;" Middle Irish cailech "cock;" Greek kalein "to call," kelados "noise," kledon "report, fame;" Old High German halan "to call;" Old English hlowan "to low, make a noise like a cow;" Lithuanian kalba "language"). Related: Claimed; claiming.
Meaning "to maintain as true" is from 1864; specific sense "to make a claim" (on an insurance company) is from 1897. Claim properly should not stray too far from its true meaning of "to demand recognition of a right."
early 14c., "a demand of a right; right of claiming," from Old French claime "claim, complaint," from clamer (see claim (v.)). Meaning "thing claimed or demanded" is from 1792; specifically "piece of land allotted and taken" (chiefly U.S. and Australia, in reference to mining) is from 1851. Insurance sense is from 1878.