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reclaim

verb [T]
 
 
/rɪˈkleɪm/
GET BACK to get something back from someone: You can reclaim the tax at the airport.Getting, receiving and acceptingCapturing or taking possession of things
LAND to make land good enough to be used for growing cropsEnvironmental issuesRubbish and wasteProtection and protectorsPreserving and savingDefending and protecting
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