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declarationnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌdek.ləˈreɪ.ʃən/

declaration noun [C] (ANNOUNCEMENT)

C1 an announcement, often one that is written and official: Members of Congress have to make a declaration of their business interests. As witnesses to the accident, we were asked to make written declarations of what we had seen. The company made a declaration of intent to follow an equal opportunities policy.
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declaration noun [C] (CRICKET)

in cricket, a situation in which a team stops batting (= hitting the ball) because they think they already have enough runs (= points) to win: a cleverly timed declaration
Translations of “declaration”
in Korean 선언…
in Arabic تَصْريح, إعلان…
in Portuguese declaração…
in Catalan declaració…
in Japanese 宣言…
in Italian dichiarazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 公告, 宣言, 聲明…
in Russian декларация, объявление…
in Turkish beyan, ilan, duyuru…
in Chinese (Simplified) 公告, 宣言, 声明…
in Polish deklaracja, oświadczenie…
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