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claim

verb
 
 
/kleɪm/
SAY [T] B2 to say that something is true, although you have not proved it
заявлять, утверждать
[+ (that)] She claimed that the dog attacked her. [+ to do sth] He claims to have seen a ghost.Saying and utteringSaying againAnnouncing, informing and stating
claim credit/responsibility/success, etc to say that you have done or achieved something
заявлять о (победе), брать ответственность (за что-либо)
No one has claimed responsibility for yesterday's bomb attack. →  Opposite disclaim Announcing, informing and stating
DEMAND [I, T] B2 to ask for something because it belongs to you or you have the right to have it
требовать что-либо
She claimed $2,500 in travel expenses. If no one claims the watch, then you can keep it.Social security and state benefitsMaking appeals and requests
KILL [T] If an accident, war, etc claims lives, people are killed because of it.
уносить (об аварии, войне)
The floods claimed over 200 lives.KillingMurder and attempted murder
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