US: /ɹiˈkɫeɪm/
UK: /ɹɪklˈe‍ɪm/

English Vietnamese dictionary

reclaim /ri'kleim/
  • danh từ
    • past reclaim; beyond reclaim không thể cải tạo được
    • ngoại động từ
      • cải tạo, giác ngộ
        • to reclaim someone from a vice: cải tạo ai làm cho chừa bỏ một tật xấu
        • to reclaim someone to a sense of duty: giác ngộ cho ai có tinh thần trách nhiệm
      • (nông nghiệp) khai hoang, vỡ hoang; cải tạo (đất), làm khô (bâi đất lầy để cày cấy)
        • to reclaim land: khai hoang đất
        • reclaimed land: đất vỡ hoang
      • thuần hoá (thú rừng); khai hoá, làm cho văn minh
        • to reclaim a wild animal: thuần hoá một thú rừng
      • đòi lại
        • to reclaim one's money: đòi tiền lại
    • nội động từ
      • (từ hiếm,nghĩa hiếm) phản đối, khiếu nại

    Advanced English dictionary

    + verb [VN]
    1 ~ sth (from sb/sth) 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. + The team reclaimed the title from their rivals.
    See also - BAGGAGE RECLAIM
    2 ~ sth (from sth) 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. + reclaimed marshland
    3 [usually passive] if a piece of land is reclaimed by desert, forest, etc., it turns back into desert, etc. after being used for farming or building
    4 ~ sth (from sth) to obtain materials from waste products so that they can be used again: 80% of aluminium could be reclaimed.
    See also - RECYCLE
    5 ~ sb (from sth) to rescue sb from a bad or criminal way of life
    reclamation noun [U]: land reclamation

    Thesaurus dictionary

    restore, recover, rescue, redeem, salvage, save, regain, retrieve, regenerate, rejuvenate:
    Much of the farmland was reclaimed from the sea.

    Concise English dictionary

    +claim back
    +reuse (materials from waste products)
    +bring, lead, or force to abandon a wrong or evil course of life, conduct, and adopt a right one
    +make useful again; transform from a useless or uncultivated state
    +overcome the wildness of; make docile and tractable