Definitions for claimantˈkleɪ mənt
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word claimant
someone who claims a benefit or right or title
"claimants of unemployment compensation"; "he was a claimant to the throne"
One who claims; one who makes a claim.
A person receiving money from the government, in a form of unemployment benefits, disability benefits or similar.
The party who initiates a lawsuit before a court.
Origin: and clamant, present participle of the verb clamer and its variants, from clamo.
one who claims; one who asserts a right or title; a claimer
Origin: [Cf. OF. clamant, p. pr. of clamer. Cf. Clamant.]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The United States is deeply concerned about the pace and scope of land reclamation in the South China Sea, the prospect of further militarization as well as the potential for these activities to increase the risk of miscalculation or conflict among claimant states.
The Philippines fully supports and will pro-actively promote the call of the United States on the '3 halts': halt in reclamation, halt in construction, and halt in aggressive actions that could further heighten tensions, we will agree to be bound only if China and other claimant states agree to the same.
In the court of reason man is always a claimant and God is always a respondent. The original intention of the reason for creation of God is to make Him as a respondent as and when the need arises. Hence when a man is in trouble his reason tries to save him by acting as an arbitrator; the reason sitting as sole judge asks the man for his claims and makes the God to respond.
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