Translation of claim in Spanish:


Pronunciation /kleɪm//kleɪm/


  • 1

    wage / pay claim reivindicación salarial feminine
    • claim 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 / 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)
    derecho masculine
    claim to sth derecho 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

    afirmación feminine
    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
    • The claim that the visa regulations are being introduced is not true to fact.
    • But critics say the claim that the 87,000 who've left are doing well rests on shaky evidence.
    • She questions my claim that people soon wake up to this and are not deceived by it.
    • Objections include the claim that a house so close to the graveyard would intrude on burials and the privacy of people visiting graves.
    • Furthermore, the claim that the similarities were a result of photographic memory is a claim Kelly herself has never made.
    • The claim that professors at the leading law schools tilt to the left is supported by statistics.
    • Their claim that the sector employs 91,000 people directly is a credible and much-needed revision.
    • We should also be countering the claim that the monies teachers receive will lead to the impoverishment of city residents.
    • Parents of pupils at a York primary school have challenged the council claim that their children will receive an improved service if it closes.
    • Professor Keep also challenges the claim that more than three-quarters of new jobs will be for graduates.
    • Albee disagrees with the frequent claim that audiences today are less tolerant of challenging drama.
    • The claim that he couldn't act might have been true a couple of years ago but it most definitely is quite untrue and quite out-of-date now.
    • The claim that this was an ‘extraordinary’ boom is belied by the Government's own figures.
    • Police never bothered to question his claim that he had used the apartment for drug activities.
    • Objections are met with the claim that we need cotton for our clothes, when the truth is that almost all our cotton crop is exported.
    • His is a startling claim that is inconsistent with the repeated declarations of U.S. statesmen.
    • Thus, the claim that the card offers some kind of advantage to consumers is dangerously close to lying.
    • Do you think there is any substance, then, to his claim that his own warnings went ignored?
    • He has ridiculed the claim that militants are responsible for the disappearances.
    • The claim that the protestors offer no alternative to globalization is as false as the other claims.
  • 4

    (piece of land)
    concesión feminine
    he staked his claim to the party leadership dejó claro que estaba en la contienda por el liderazgo del partido
    • Mining claims were staked but were illegal because the territory belonged to the Indians.
    • The mining claims or other mining related interest may be affected by the action.
    • JK explained about the ancient mining law allowing homes built on mining claims.
    • The area no longer has any active mines, but there are large tracts of land under claim for placer mining.
    • In Quebec, for example, mining claims are staked using maps on the Internet, a system Teed favors.
    • As a result Chinese were driven off gold mining claims by white miners who had no fear of being arrested.

transitive verb

  • 1

    (assert title to)
    (land/inheritance/throne) 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
  • 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
  • 3

    (social security/benefits)
    (apply for) solicitar
    (receive) cobrar
    he's going to claim compensation 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
  • 4

    (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 / afirmaba no saber nada de ello
    • he claims their dog bit him dice haber sido mordido por su perro
    • to claim to + inf
    • they claim to have found the cure dicen / aseguran haber encontrado la cura
    • I can't claim to be an intellectual no pretendo ser un intelectual
  • 5

    (attention/interest) reclamar

intransitive verb

  • 1

    presentar una reclamación
    to claim for sth reclamar algo
    • to claim on sth
    • have you claimed for your hotel bill yet? ¿has reclamado ya los gastos de hotel?
    • you can claim on the insurance puedes reclamar al seguro