from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of revindicating, or demanding the restoration of anything taken away or retained illegally.
  • noun Specifically, the recovery by the seller of goods sold and delivered but not paid for. They must be unchanged and separable from the buyer's stock. This was a right under Roman law and in continental Europe, though now modified.

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  • noun An act of revindicating.


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  • a single person, but a starting point for the hard struggle towards the achievement of that revindication which is yet to be fulfilled.

    Rigoberta Menchú Tum - Acceptance and Nobel Lecture

  • "revindication" and has recourse to the opinion of experts, if he considers such expert opinion necessary for the elucidation of the rights of the parties, etc.; he takes part in deciding and in the drafting of the judgment, which he signs with the Chinese

    The Fight for the Republic in China

  • From plastic abstraction to documentary reportage, from psychic investigation to political pamphleteering, from the autobiographical essay to a demonstration of the powers of montage, from graphic and textural work to militant revindication - Whitehead's work accomplishes an exceptional synthesis, open to every different dimension of avant-garde cinema, tending towards percpetual explosion and euphoric fusion with phenomena.

    GreenCine Daily: Rouge. 10.

  • What is being sought, regardless of whether it is through the civilians or the military, is a path of social revindication in all its aspects.


  • We have always followed the Panamanian people's valinat struggle, very closely, but particularly so in the past few years -- their struggle for rights, for the revindication of full sovereignty, for demands over the Canal Zone.


  • Altogether, Donatism is a regionalist revindication, very strongly characterized.

    Saint Augustin

  • "The deep to-day which all men scorn," receives thus from Emerson superb revindication.

    Memories and Studies

  • Christian church; with the others, it was the negation of this sovereignty and the revindication of the free regimen of the primitive

    A Popular History of France from the Earliest Times, Volume 5

  • The action of real revindication (vindicatio); and IV.

    The Science of Right

  • RA: The resistance has two principal pillars - a social pillar for the revindication of the people's rights, in which the resistance accompanies people in their daily struggle, for agrarian reform, for just salaries, and opposition to the privatization of social services.


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