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verb [I] (CRICKET)    /dɪˈkleər/ US  /-ˈkler/
If a cricket team declares, they stop batting (= hitting the ball ) because they think they already have enough runs (= points ) to win : Pakistan declared at 350 for 7.CricketGeneral terms used in ball sports
(Definition of declare verb (CRICKET) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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