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stake a claim

If you stake a ​claim to something, you say or show that you have a ​right to it and that it should ​belong to you: He ​marked the ​spot on his ​map where he had ​seen the ​gold and ​returnedlater that ​month to stake his ​claim.
(Definition of stake a claim from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “stake a claim”
in Chinese (Simplified) 宣布所有权,提出拥有权…
in Chinese (Traditional) 宣佈所有權,提出擁有權…
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