Definition of claimant in English:


Line breaks: claim|ant
Pronunciation: /ˈkleɪm(ə)nt


  • A person making a claim, especially in a lawsuit or for a state benefit: one in four eligible claimants failed to register for a rebate
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    • The claimants and the defendants produced differing translations of the clause.
    • Both the claimants and the defendants are in business for the purpose of making a profit.
    • I must do the best I can to be fair to both the claimant and the defendant on the evidence that is before me.
    applicant, candidate, supplicant, suppliant, pretender, suitor; petitioner, plaintiff, litigant, appellant
    rare pretendant

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