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verb [transitive] reclaim pronunciation in British English /rɪˈkleɪm/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyreclaim
he/she/itreclaims
present participlereclaiming
past tensereclaimed
past participlereclaimed

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  1. 1
    to get something back that someone has taken from you
    His ambition is to reclaim the world championship title.
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    1. a.
      to ask for an amount of money that you have paid to be given back to you
      Have you calculated how much tax you can reclaim?
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  2. 3
    to obtain things that people have got rid of, so that they can be used again
    reclaimed building materials
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 reclaim pronunciation in British English /ˌrekləˈmeɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [uncountable]

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