revendicate

revendicate

(riːˈvɛndɪˌkeɪt)
vb (tr)
to reclaim or demand the restoring of (something)
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In this case, a party who was the owner of a claim against a third party that had been executed and the proceeds of which were held by the Receiver General of Quebec, sought to revendicate the amount of those funds plus interest, (43) seeking application of articles 912 and 953 of the Civil Code of Quebec:
The owner of property has a right to revendicate it against the possessor or the person detaining it without right, and may object to any encroachment or to any use not authorized by him or by law.
Administratia de la Washington hotarase ca bunurile care cadeau sub incidenta legii privind relatiile comerciale cu inamicul sa fie folosite pentru a-i despagubi pe reclamanti dar bunurile blocate ale Romaniei in SUA totalizau putin peste 20 milioane dolari in timp ce sumele revendicate de reclamantii cetateni americani depaseau 60 milioane dolari, acest fapt grevand solutionarea acestor arierate financiare (10).
This is a process where the universities will not be able to revendicate an absolute priority (that was traditionally theirs) in promoting a new generation of ideas, because more and more companies transform their activity in a research and learning space (the apparition of the concepts of "knowledge centre" or "corporate university").
2 The owner of a thing is entitled to revendicate it from any person who detains it without right.