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re-claim

[ree-kleym]
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verb (used with object)
  1. to claim or demand the return or restoration of, as a right, possession, etc.
  2. to claim again.
Also reclaim.

Origin of re-claim

1400–50; late Middle English. See re-, claim
Can be confusedre-claim reclaim
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Examples from the Web for re-claim

Historical Examples

  • He was anxious to re-claim acquaintance, but though civil she was not effusive.

    Fifty-One Years of Victorian Life</p>

    Margaret Elizabeth Leigh Child-Villiers, Countess of Jersey


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