revendiquer

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from revendication.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʁə.vɑ̃.di.ke/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

revendiquer

  1. (law) to demand
  2. to claim, to lay claim to (ownership), to stake a claim to
    revendiquer la paternité d'un ouvrageto lay claim to authorship of a work
    • 1851, Murger, Henri, Scènes de la vie de bohème [Scenes of Bohemian Life]:
      La Bohème [] a existé de tout temps et partout, et peut revendiquer d'illustres origines.
      The Bohemian life [] has existed always and everywhere, and can claim illustrious origins.
  3. to take on, assume (responsibility)
    J'en revendique l'entière responsabilité.I take on full responsibility for it.

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