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开拓，开垦; 感化; 取回; 沙化
改造，感化; 教化; 回收再利用; 收回，取回
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What I've tried very subtly to do is to reclaim language.
"I've come to reclaim my property," she announced to the desk clerk.
In 1986, they got the right to reclaim South African citizenship.
It was heartbreak in the baggage reclaim hall.
Such people will use all means to reclaim their independence.
Gira and his band know how to reclaim well-worn moves.
They reclaimed wasteland.
The library reclaimed the book he borrowed a year ago.
The farmer reclaimed the swamp by draining it.
VERB 要求归还（或恢复）；收回 If you reclaim something that you have lost or that has been taken away from you, you succeed in getting it back.
In 1986, they got the right to reclaim South African citizenship...
'I've come to reclaim my property,' she announced to the desk clerk.
VERB 收回;拿回;申请退（税） If you reclaim an amount of money, for example tax that you have paid, you claim it back.
There are an estimated eight million people currently thought to be eligible to reclaim income tax.
VERB 开垦（荒地）；开拓（耕地或建筑用地） When people reclaim land, they make it suitable for a purpose such as farming or building, for example by draining it or by building a barrier against the sea.
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The Netherlands has been reclaiming farmland from water.
...a scheme to build a residential development on 1,100 acres of reclaimed land in Tokyo Bay.
VERB 使（农田、建筑用地）重新变成（沙漠、森林或海洋） If a piece of land that was used for farming or building is reclaimed by a desert, forest, or the sea, it turns back into desert, forest, or sea.
The diamond towns are gradually being reclaimed by the desert...
This method of spraying would allow the land to be reclaimed by the rain forests.
VERB 挽救;感化 If you reclaim a person who has been involved in bad or criminal behaviour, you cause them to stop acting in that way.
He set out to fight the drug infestation of Omaha by reclaiming a youth from the local gangs.
I have tried to reclaim my money without success.
People here are reclaim-ing land from the sea.
He has invented a new method to reclaim valuable raw materials from industrial waste water.
1. claim back
2. of materials from waste products
3. bring, lead, or force to abandon a wrong or evil course of life, conduct, and adopt a right one;
- " "The Church reformed me" "
- " "reform your conduct" "
4. make useful again; transform from a useless or uncultivated state;
- " "The people reclaimed the marshes" "
5. overcome the wildness of; make docile and tractable;
- " "He tames lions for the circus" "
- " "reclaim falcons" "
前缀: re- 1. 表示"回,向后,相反,不"; 2. 表示"一再,重新"
词根: claim =cyr out/shout,表示"呼喊,叫喊"
Middle English (used in falconry in the sense recall): from Old French reclamer, from Latin reclamare 'cry out against', from re- 'back' + clamare 'to shout'