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One entry found for reclaim.
Main Entry: re·claim
Pronunciation: ri-primarystressklamacrm
Function: verb
1 : to make someone better in behavior or character : REFORM <reclaim criminals>
2 : to change to a desirable condition or state <reclaim the desert for agriculture>; also : to restore to a previous natural state <reclaim mining sites>
3 : to obtain from a waste product or by-product : RECOVER <reclaimed wool>
- re·claim·able /-primarystressklamacr-mschwa-bschwal/ adjective

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