Translation of "claim" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


verb [ T ] (SAY) uk us /kleɪm/

to say that something is true or is a fact, although you cannot prove it and other people might not believe it

[ + (that) ] The company claims (that) it is not responsible for the pollution in the river. 公司聲稱對該河流污染沒有責任。
[ + to infinitive ] He claims to have met the President, but I don't believe him. 他聲稱見過總統,可是我不信。
All parties have claimed success in yesterday's elections. 所有黨派都聲稱在昨天的選舉中取得了勝利。
An unknown terrorist group has claimed responsibility for this morning's bomb attack. 一個不知名的恐怖組織聲稱對今天上午的炸彈襲擊事件負責。

If an organization or group claims a particular number of members, that number of people are believed to belong to it.


(Translation of “claim verb (SAY)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)