claim·ant

claim·ant
/ˈkleımənt/ noun, pl -ants [count]
formal : a person who believes that he or she has a right to something (such as an amount of money) : a person who claims something

They are claimants to the dead man's estate.

Claimants will need to fill out the appropriate paperwork.

a dispute between two claimants to the throne


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