re-claim


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re-claim

or re•claim

(riˈkleɪm)

v.t.
to claim the return or restoration of, as a right or possession.
[1400–50]

re•claim

(rɪˈkleɪm)

v.t.
1. to bring (uncultivated areas or wasteland) into a condition for cultivation or other use.
2. to recover (substances) in a pure or usable form from refuse, discarded articles, etc.
3. to bring back to a more positive or wholesome way of life; rescue or reform.
4. to tame.
n.
6. reclamation: beyond reclaim.
[1250–1300; (v.) Middle English recla(i)men < Old French reclamer (tonic s. reclaim-) < Latin reclāmāre to cry out against]
re•claim′a•ble, adj.
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re-claim

verb
To occupy or take again:
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Despite his skid, the University of Arizona-bound Chan vowed to strike back and re-claim his place at the top.
They can also re-claim unused attic space above garages, adding pull-down ladders and flooring the space above the garage to add as much as 250 to 300 square feet of storage space to the home, Melchert said.
Karichu is currently leading in the KAGC series having displaced Samuel Njoroge after the Uhuru Shield, and he needs a win or even a second place at Nyali this weekend, to re-claim Kenya's most prestigious amateur golf title.The event is open to golfers playing off handicap 14 and under which has given a number of local coast golfers a chance to play along with elite golfers.
With this in mind, Almofadhi, who become Sreco's board chair four years ago, argued that if developers in the kingdom can "come together" and build residential and commercial spaces that meet these needs, "we can re-claim market share from the self-build market".
That vote allowed Sepanta Niknam, a Zoroastrian re-elected to the Yazd City Council last year, to re-claim his seat after having been suspended by the Guardian Council.
The use of technology and accrediting companies through "trusted trader" schemes will keep the bureaucracy for businesses -- such as the need to re-claim if they have overpaid tariffs -- to a minimum, said a British official, speaking on condition of anonymity.
The matter was then reported to police who made enquiries and discovered that the fraudulent transaction had been made by McAuley, a frequent customer of the Stirling shop, to re-claim his collection of 12 bottles of whisky and a chop saw.
In March 2017, Ms McDonnell spotted in an online bank statement a payment of PS1380 to the Cash Converters store in Murray Place, Stirling, The matter was then reported to police who made enquiries and discovered that the fraudulent transaction had been made by McAuley, a frequent customer of Cash Converters, to re-claim his collection of twelve bottles of whisky and a chop saw.
Payor retains the right to re-claim upon judicial resolution of this issue.
Without getting into my usual rant about stolen titles etc, I say that any one of those Welsh women has the ethical right to claim, re-claim, the title Princess of Wales.