There are 2 translations of claim in Spanish:

claim1

Pronunciation: /kleɪm/

n

  • 1 (demand) wage o pay claim demanda (f) de aumento salarial, reivindicación (f) salarial insurance claim reclamación (f) al seguroclaim for sth my claim for a disability allowance was rejected rechazaron mi solicitud de una prestación por invalidez to put in a claim for expenses presentar una solicitud de reembolso de gastos the company paid o met his claim for compensation in full la compañía pagó la totalidad de la suma que reclamó como indemnización to file a claim presentar una demanda she makes enormous claims on my time me quita muchísimo tiempo
  • 2 (to right, title) claim (to sth) derecho (m)(a algo) they have a legitimate claim to the territory tienen legítimo derecho a reivindicar el territorio como propio I've no claim to expertise in that area no pretendo ser experto en la materia that's her only claim to fame eso es lo único por lo que se destaca to lay claim to sth reivindicar* algo research has a prior claim on available funds la investigación tiene prioridad en la adjudicación de los fondos disponibles she has first claim on my affection es la persona que más quiero
  • 3 (allegation) afirmación (f) that's a big claim to make eso es mucho decir they ignored her claim that she was being followed afirmó que la seguían pero no le hicieron caso
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    • The claim that professors at the leading law schools tilt to the left is supported by statistics.
    • But critics say the claim that the 87,000 who've left are doing well rests on shaky evidence.
    • Do you think there is any substance, then, to his claim that his own warnings went ignored?
  • 4 (piece of land) concesión (f) he staked his claim to the party leadership dejó claro que estaba en la contienda por el liderazgo del partido see also stake2 2 1
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    • The area no longer has any active mines, but there are large tracts of land under claim for placer mining.
    • The mining claims or other mining related interest may be affected by the action.
    • As a result Chinese were driven off gold mining claims by white miners who had no fear of being arrested.

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Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.

There are 2 translations of claim in Spanish:

claim2

vt

  • 1 1.1 (assert title to) [throne/inheritance/land] reclamar; [right] reivindicar* to claim diplomatic immunity alegar* inmunidad diplomática they claimed the disputed territory as their own reivindicaron como suyo el territorio en litigio 1.2 (demand, take as one's own) [lost property] reclamar she claimed her rightful place as the world champion ocupó el lugar que le correspondía como campeona mundial the earthquake claimed many lives el terremoto cobró muchas vidas
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    • It set out do something, only to achieve nothing and then claim a victory.
    • The UK government is claiming some kind of victory out of a Common Fisheries Policy negotiations which everyone, in the cold light of dawn, admits is the management of extinction by committee.
    • His supporters, having claimed victory, were celebrating in the streets Thursday night.
    1.3 [social security/benefits] (apply for) solicitar; (receive) cobrar he's going to claim compensation va a exigir que se lo indemnice, va a reclamar una indemnización she's not entitled to claim these allowances no tiene derecho a (solicitar) estas prestaciones you can claim your expenses back puedes pedir que te reembolsen los gastos
  • 2 (allege, profess) no one has claimed responsibility for the attack nadie ha reivindicado el atentado no one can yet claim victory nadie puede cantar victoria todavía I can't claim indifference no puedo pretender que no me importa he claimed (that) he knew nothing about it aseguraba or afirmaba no saber nada de ello he claims their dog bit him dice haber sido mordido por su perroto claim to + inf they claim to have found the cure dicen or aseguran haber encontrado la cura I can't claim to be an intellectual no pretendo ser un intelectual
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    • The developers and some anthropologists claimed that the evidence on which protection had been granted was fabricated.
    • Mrs May claimed that evidence from the blonde-haired victim, who had had a baby since her ordeal, was unreliable.
    • The plaintiff claimed that there is evidence to show what her current needs are.
  • 3 [attention/interest] reclamar
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    • If he does, tradition demands that he can claim a seat on the Treasury bench.
    • She remained the moving spirit behind the scenes for a long time after she stopped claiming any formal roles or titles.
    • Some householders then claim compensation from the council, and the council demands the builder repays that compensation.
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    • Then Jonas seemed to shake himself out of whatever thoughts had claimed him.

vi

  • presentar una reclamación to claim for sth reclamar algo have you claimed for your hotel bill yet? ¿has reclamado ya los gastos de hotel?to claim on sth you can claim on the insurance puedes reclamar al seguro
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    • She was also accused of faking three burglaries to claim insurance money.
    • If it ever breaks down, call your local computer geek, or set fire to it and claim the insurance money!
    • What a tragedy it would be to be burgled and not have time to claim on your insurance policy.

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Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.