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statement of claimnoun [C]

uk   us   (plural statements of claim)
LAW a ​documentsent to a ​court of ​law saying why a ​person is ​bringing a ​legalaction against someone and what they want from them: He filed a ​statement of ​claim in the Supreme Court of British Columbia. a statement of claim for sth a ​statement of ​claim for ​unfairdismissal According to the ​statement of ​claim, the two ​formerdirectorsactedfraudulently.
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