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reclaim

US [rɪˈkleɪm]
UK [rɪ'kleɪm]
  • n.开垦;改造;取回;矫正
  • v.开垦;感化;取回;拿回
  • Web收回;回收;要求归还
Simple Present:reclaims  Present Participle:reclaiming  Past Tense:reclaimed  
Reclaim
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v.
1.
取回;拿回;要求归还to get sth back or to ask to have it back after it has been lost, taken away, etc.
You'll have to go to the police station to reclaim your wallet.
你得到警察局去认领你的钱包。
The team reclaimed the title from their rivals.
这个队从对手手中夺回了冠军。
2.
~ sth (from sth)
开垦,利用,改造(荒地)to make land that is naturally too wet or too dry suitable to be built on, farmed, etc.
The site for the airport will be reclaimed from the swamp.
这片湿地将会被开发来建机场。
reclaimed marshland
被开发利用的沼泽地
3.
[usupass]
~ sth
重新变为沙漠(或森林等);沙化;荒漠化;抛荒if a piece of landis reclaimed by desert, forest, etc., it turns back into desert, etc. after being used for farming or building
4.
~ sth (from sth)
回收(废品中有用的东西)to obtain materials from waste products so that they can be used again
5.
~ sb (from sth)
挽救;感化;使纠正;使悔过自新to rescue sb from a bad or criminal way of life

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