English

Definition of 'declaration'

See related content

Synonyms of "declaration"
Synonyms of "declaration"
French Translation of "declaration"
French Translation of "declaration"
Word lists "Law terms"
Word lists "Law terms"
Translator
Translator
Pronunciation Playlists
Pronunciation Playlists
Word of the day : faites vos jeux
Word of the day : faites vos jeux
Hindi Translation of "declaration"
Hindi Translation of "declaration"
NEW from Collins!
NEW from Collins!
Easy Learning English Grammar
Easy Learning English Grammar

Video: pronunciation of 'declaration'

Example sentences containing 'declaration'

These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
The 13th victory would be the final declaration of how far they have come. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Was Lord's declaration fitting for final match? Times, Sunday Times (2016)One of the most powerful of remedies available to the court is a declaration. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This is itself a kind of declaration of independence. Diane Purkiss The English Civil War: A People's History (2006)They will ask you to sign a declaration allowing your doctor to disclose your medical details. Leslie, Dr R D G Diabetes (1989)More universities should sign the declaration. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They were there to draw up a declaration of American independence. Arthur Herman THE SCOTTISH ENLIGHTENMENT: The Scots' Invention of the Modern World (2002)For my generation, keeping your name was a declaration of independence. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The two will end the meeting by signing a joint declaration, according to the official announcement. Christianity Today (2000)Borrowers will be asked to sign a declaration to say they don't own a second property. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Final dividend declarations are usually left to full-year results. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She was mortally afraid of being laughed at for surrendering, after her many and vehement declarations of independence. Louisa May Alcott Little Women (1869)The claimants issued proceedings in the commercial court for a declaration that the claims should have been brought in England. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It looks touch and go but we will have a better idea on Monday when the final declarations are out. The Sun (2016)With property you can sign a declaration of trust, which spells out the proportion of the property a husband and wife own. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He became President in 1958 following a military coup and the declaration of martial law. Thackrah, J. R. Twentieth Century History - Basic Facts (1985)Yet reports last week that she is moving closer to a formal declaration of White House intent earned her more respect than ridicule. Times, Sunday Times (2011)A formal democracy is a government that has officially declared itself to be a democracy, but whose actions are in fact inconsistent with its declarations. Sanderson, Stephen K. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)In such circumstances, if the freeholder is unreasonably delaying or withholding his consent, you can apply to court for a declaration consenting to the sale. Times, Sunday Times (2014)College was meant to be her declaration of independence, and when it went so badly wrong, it seemed to prove her worst thoughts about herself. Times, Sunday Times (2015)

Word Lists

Law terms

Trends of 'declaration'

In Common Usage. declaration is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

View usage for:

Translations for 'declaration'

British English: declaration NOUN
A declaration is an official announcement or statement.
The opening speeches sounded more like declarations of war than offerings of peace.

Source

Definition of declaration from the Collins English Dictionary
#moon50
The moon is at the forefront of our minds as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s ‘small step’ on 20th July, 1969. This month, we’ve been exploring lunar terminology, as well as looking at how the moon has woven itself into the fabric of our everyday language.
Read more
Unlock language with the Paul Noble method
No books. No rote memorization. No chance of failure. Your chance to have a one-to-one lesson with best-selling language expert Paul Noble, try a FREE audio sample of his brand new Mandarin Chinese course.
Read more
Learning English: Making suggestions when travelling
Take a boat? Stay overnight somewhere? This article looks at some useful phrases you can use when discussing options about what to do when travelling.
Read more
Collins English Dictionary Apps
Download our English Dictionary apps - available for both iOS and Android.
Read more
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Read more
Word lists
We have almost 200 lists of words from topics as varied as types of butterflies, jackets, currencies, vegetables and knots! Amaze your friends with your new-found knowledge!
Read more
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.
Read more
13th edition of the Collins Dictionary out now!
Updated with all the very latest new words and senses, this new 13th edition is an unparalleled resource for word lovers, word gamers, and word geeks everywhere. #homeoflivingenglish
Read more
New collocations added to dictionary
Collocations are words that are often used together and are brilliant at providing natural sounding language for your speech and writing.
Read more
Create an account and sign in to access this FREE content
Register now or login in to access