Definition of claimant in English:

claimant

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

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
More example sentences
  • 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.
Synonyms
applicant, candidate, supplicant, suppliant, pretender, suitor; petitioner, plaintiff, litigant, appellant
rare pretendant

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