Translation of reclaim in Spanish:

reclaim

Pronunciation: /rɪˈkleɪm/

vt

  • 1.1 [rights] reclamar, reivindicar* we intend to reclaim our freedom pretendemos reclamar or reivindicar nuestra libertad I filled in a form to reclaim tax llené un formulario para que me devolvieran parte de los impuestos to reclaim one's luggage [Aviat] recoger* el equipaje (at left luggage) (pasar a) retirar el equipaje items lost can be reclaimed at … para reclamar objetos perdidos dirigirse a … 1.2 (recover) recuperar built on reclaimed land construido en terreno ganado al mar
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    • Forging a reputation as a research scientist is hard enough; reclaiming a lost reputation is even harder.
    • Then my husband goes and beats my high score and every competitive bone in my body ignites with a kind of ferocious need to reclaim my lost advantage.
    • What is more, in view of lengthy procedures and high costs, very few people will choose to litigate to reclaim lost property.
    1.3 (reform) [literario/literary] rescatar
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    • Even in the most affectionate representations, he must be reformed and reclaimed by society and domesticity by play's end.
    • He is still heavily involved in Mahi Tahi, a Trust working to reclaim Maori prisoners by linking them to their racial traditions.
    • Candid about her own journey to reclaim God's woman within, she makes readers feel she walks with them as they journey toward inner peace and joy.

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