Examples of claimant in a Sentence
They are claimants to the dead man's estate.
Claimants will need to fill out the appropriate paperwork.
a dispute between two claimants to the throne
Recent Examples of claimant from the Web
China claims the islands for itself, dismissing the protests of the other, smaller claimants—Vietnam, the Philippines, Brunei, Taiwan.
The Academy took the claim very seriously and was cognizant of the rights of both the claimant and the accused, including consulting with outside counsel with expertise in matters related to harassment.
Numerous British Members of Parliament were convicted in 2009 and 2010 of inflating their expenses—memorably with one claimant buying an ornamental duck house and another having his moat cleaned on taxpayers’ dime.
Another claimant, a Los Angeles musician named Matthew Lentz, said he was conceived by Manson at a 1967 orgy.
Last month, trustee Joe Grier reached a settlement with Siskey’s widow, Diane, that would have allowed about $12.7 million to be distributed for partial payments to claimants and to cover administrative fees.
Over the course of a two month process, our outside counsel interviewed more than two dozen people regarding the allegations, including multiple separate meetings with the claimant.
Oregon law states that parents also can be held liable for up to $7,500 per claimant for any intentional or reckless act of their children that has harmed people or property.
Additionally, Merck settled a class-action lawsuit, paying nearly $5 billion to consumer claimants.
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CLAIMANT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of claimant for English Language Learners
: a person who believes that he or she has a right to something (such as an amount of money) : a person who claims something
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