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claimants

noun
plural of claimant

Synonyms of claimants

formal a person who believes that he or she has a right to something (such as an amount of money); a person who claims something
  • They are claimants to their father's estate.
  • Claimants will need to fill out the appropriate paperwork.
  • a dispute between two claimants to the throne

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“Claimants.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/claimants. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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