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a claim: a statement, an opinion; a demand, a written request
We never believed his claims of innocence. We think he's lying.
a claim for damages a request or demand for your money back for a damaged product

to claim: to say, to state; to demand, to request
He claims that he has never seen her before.
I don't claim to be an expert in French cooking. I've never said that!
He is not who he claims to be. He is lying about who he really is.

Pronunciation examples
UK: She's made a claim for damages against her employer.
US: He claimed to be the son of a millionaire.

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