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tr.v. re·claimed, re·claim·ing, re·claims
1. To resume possession of; take back: reclaimed our luggage; reclaimed the heavyweight boxing title.
2. Chiefly British To legally request what is due: reclaimed the tax that is owed.
3. To require or deserve again: The movie reclaimed my attention.
4. To bring into or return to a suitable condition for use, as cultivation or habitation: reclaim marshlands; reclaim strip-mined land.
5. To procure (usable substances) from refuse or waste products; recycle.
6. To bring back, as from error, to a right or proper course; reform. See Synonyms at save1.
7. To use or reinterpret (a historically derogatory name or term) in a positive way, as in pride for one's social group.
8. To tame (a falcon, for example).
Restoration to a previous or reformed state: a life beyond reclaim.

[Middle English reclamen, to call back, from Old French reclamer, to entreat, from Latin reclāmāre : re-, re- + clāmāre, to cry out; see kelə- in Indo-European roots.]

re·claim′a·ble adj.
re·claim′ant, re·claim′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.reclaimed - delivered from danger
saved - rescued; especially from the power and consequences of sin; "a saved soul"
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Since 2006, ALROSA have been annually financing the land reclamation and the recovery of the habitat that was typical of the area before the start of diamond mining.
Today, the company reclaims land, water reservoirs and integrity of land after exploration,' explained Nadezhda Liss, Chief Specialist for land reclamation and resources management of ALROSA.
Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim will meet with Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow to discuss and listen to more detailed clarification on the land reclamation for the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) mega project that the state government wished to develop.
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The House bill, according to Pamalakaya, advances the 2008 Supreme Court's writ of continuing mandamus ordering 13 government agencies 'to clean up, rehabilitate, and preserve Manila Bay' because it will advance the protection of the gulf against land reclamation, also called dump and fill, which is considered as one of the most destructive activities in its coastal waters.
In 2017-2018, 905 million soms were allocated from the state budget for implementation of this program and $5.8 million in investments were attracted for construction and renovation of irrigation objects, Director of the Department of Water Management and Land Reclamation at the Ministry of Agriculture, Food Industry and Land Reclamation Kokumbek Tashtanaliev said.
Wadi Kom Ombo Land Reclamation said it has allocated the process of internal reclamation of 1,000 feddan within the project of 21,800 feddan in the Bahariya Oases.
Land reclamation for the mega port city project in Colombo was formally completed today and phase 2 of the project has now begun.
1 / 6 The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) on Saturday signed agreements with Tajikistan's Emergency and Civil Defense Committee and the Land Reclamation and Irrigation Agency to support relief projects for people affected by seasonal floods and other natural disasters.
Dushanbe, December 29, 2018, SPA -- The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center signed here today a joint agreement with the Emergency and Civil Defense Committee and the Land Reclamation and Irrigation Agency of the Republic of Tajikistan to support humanitarian and relief action for people affected by seasonal floods and natural disasters.
Origin and Enze plan to apply the Integrated Saline-Alkaline Land Reclamation technology that Origin and Longhan are currently working on and was announced previously.

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