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CLAIMANT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does claimant mean? 

CLAIMANT (noun)
  The noun CLAIMANT has 1 sense:

1. someone who claims a benefit or right or title

  Familiarity information: CLAIMANT used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CLAIMANT (noun)


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Meaning:

Someone who claims a benefit or right or title

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Context examples:

claimants of unemployment compensation / he was a claimant to the throne

Hypernyms ("claimant" is a kind of...):

applicant; applier (a person who requests or seeks something such as assistance or employment or admission)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "claimant"):

Pretender (a claimant to the throne or to the office of ruler (usually without just title))


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