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The victim's claims were ignored by the police.
claims of bullying
I don't believe his claim that he fought in Vietnam.
Some of the early claims that were made were plainly false.
Your claim should reach us no later than 31 January.
an insurance claim
a claim for Social Security benefits
Britain's claim to the territories was found to be unlawful.
This is the British English definition of claim. View American English definition of claim.
a share of the profits of a company, paid once or twice a year to the people who own the...
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