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to say that something is yours, especially as a right
to say or show clearly that you consider that something is or should be yours
to say officially that you believe that something belongs to you
to be the first person who is offered something, for example the chance to buy something
used to describe something which is done more carefully and over a longer period of time …
said in a way that is intended to make someone feel stupid or bad
the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives
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