Definition of 'declare'
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No one has officially declared their interest in standing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's important for a pest controller to inspect the affected room after treatment, and to declare it officially clear of bugs. Times, Sunday Times (2016)After five months, things came to a head when 6,000 union miners declared their intention to kill company guards and destroy company equipment. Smithsonian Mag (2017)Half of those who do not declare a condition say it does not affect their driving, while 14 per cent do not know they should report it. The Sun (2016)This in turn has allowed it to declare its dividend policy. Times, Sunday Times (2013)So far only two lyric books have been officially declared missing to police. The Sun (2011) Another had been declared a commune by its staff. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There did seem a gulf between the declared emotional intention and the distinctly cerebral realisation. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The present regime had the declared intention of expanding the role of the administration. The Government and Politics of France (1989)The news unleashed yet another media frenzy declaring the death of skiing as we know it around the world. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The company will have to be careful when declaring a dividend as this can be made only from retained profits. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Over the past year we have drawn out more than the declared dividends and have loan accounts owing to the company. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It declared a dividend of ½p. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Missing airliner MH370 will be officially declared lost at the end of this year. The Sun (2014)The sale is part of the company's declared intention of exiting mature assets and realising capital. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Does it mean that owners of companies would have to declare any dividends, as well as pay? Times, Sunday Times (2009)ER said that it would not declare a dividend for the year. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Soon afterwards, the club was declared officially bankrupt when huge tax debts were exposed by fake banking guarantees. Calcio: A History of Italian Football (2006)Frequently companies declare stock dividends. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)The Silly Season is officially declared over. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She has been officially declared as'the next big thing '. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He declared a ceasefire yesterday and he didn't stop firing at us from six this morning until 11am. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Unless it makes interest payments to so-called vulture funds holding its bonds by tomorrow, the country will be officially declared in default. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The pressure has now reached such a pitch that White can no longer hold out in the centre, but must declare his intentions. Times, Sunday Times (2012)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. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)
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Translations for 'declare'
British English: declare /dɪˈklɛə/ VERB
If you declare that something is the case, you say that it is true in a firm, deliberate way.
He declared his intention to become the best golfer in the world.
- American English: declare
- Arabic: يُعْلِنُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: declarar
- Chinese: 宣布
- Croatian: izjaviti
- Czech: prohlásit
- Danish: erklære
- Dutch: aankondigen
- European Spanish: declarar proclamar
- Finnish: julistaa
- French: déclarer
- German: kundtun
- Greek: δηλώνω
- Italian: dichiarare
- Japanese: 断言する
- Korean: 선언하다
- Norwegian: erklære
- Polish: zadeklarować
- European Portuguese: declarar
- Romanian: a declara
- Russian: заявлять
- Spanish: declarar
- Swedish: deklarera
- Thai: ประกาศ
- Turkish: açıklamak beyan
- Ukrainian: заявляти
- Vietnamese: tuyên bố
Definition of declare from the Collins English Dictionary
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