Revendicate
Revendicate Re*ven"di*cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Revendicated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Revendicating}.][Cf. F. revendiquer. See {Revenge}.] To reclaim; to demand the restoration of. [R.] --Vattel (Trans.). [1913 Webster]

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  • revendicate — re·ven·di·cate /ri ven də ˌkāt/ vt cat·ed, cat·ing [back formation from revendication, from French, from Middle French, probably from revendiguer to revendicate, from re back + vendiguer to lay claim to something, from Latin vindicare] in the… …   Law dictionary

  • revendicate — v. demand the return of property, reclaim property …   English contemporary dictionary

  • revendicate — re·ven·di·cate …   English syllables

  • revendicate — rə̇ˈvendəˌkāt transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: back formation from revendication 1. : to recover by a formal demand for restoration 2. a. : to bring action under civil law to enforce rights in specific property whether corporeal or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Revendicated — Revendicate Re*ven di*cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Revendicated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Revendicating}.][Cf. F. revendiquer. See {Revenge}.] To reclaim; to demand the restoration of. [R.] Vattel (Trans.). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Revendicating — Revendicate Re*ven di*cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Revendicated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Revendicating}.][Cf. F. revendiquer. See {Revenge}.] To reclaim; to demand the restoration of. [R.] Vattel (Trans.). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Command — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Command >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 command command order ordinance act fiat hukm bidding dictum hest behest call beck nod GRP: N 2 …   English dictionary for students

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  • revendication —  ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈkāshən noun ( s) Etymology: French, from Middle French, probably from revendiquer to revendicate (from re + vendiquer to lay claim to something, from Latin vindicare) + ation more at vengeance : an act or instanc …   Useful english dictionary

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