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Definition of claimant noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    claimant

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈkleɪmənt//
     
     
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  1. 1a person who claims something because they believe they have a right to it a claimant to the throne
  2. 2 a person who is receiving money from the state because they are unemployed, etc. welfare claimants
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: claimant