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declarationnoun [C]

uk   /ˌdek.ləˈreɪ.ʃən/  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 ​theirbusinessinterests. 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 ​equalopportunitiespolicy.

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(Definition of declaration from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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declarationnoun [C]

 us   /ˌdek·ləˈreɪ·ʃən/
an ​official, ​public, usually written ​statement: a ​customs declaration a declaration of ​principles the American Declaration of ​Independence
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declarationnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˌdekləˈreɪʃən/
an ​official or ​publicstatement about something, or the ​act of making a ​statement: make/sign a declaration The Board made apublic declaration of ​support for its ​chairman. the ILO's declaration of ​principles on ​multinationalenterprises and ​socialpolicy
LAW, INSURANCE a written ​statement that you ​sign, giving ​information or saying that something is ​true, or the ​act of making a ​statement: make/submit a declaration Despite it being a ​legalrequirement, some ​traderssubmit their declarations late, or not at all. You will be ​asked tosign a copyright declaration before you ​startwork on the ​project. The ​insurance declaration ​stated that the ​vehicles which would be used for such journeys were ​covered by suitable ​insurance.
FINANCE, TAX a written ​statement to the ​taxauthorities containing ​information about ​money you have ​earned, etc., or the ​act of making a ​statement: If your ​earnings are above these ​levels, you must make a declaration.
LAW a ​legal decision made by a ​court of ​law, or the ​act of making a decision: a court declaration on the ​application of the ​lawapply for/seek a declaration The appellant ​sought a declaration that he had ​succeeded to the ​tenancy of the ​flat under the Rent ​Act of 1977.
(Definition of declaration from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “declaration”
in Arabic تَصْريح, إعلان…
in Korean 선언…
in Portuguese declaração…
in Catalan declaració…
in Japanese 宣言…
in Chinese (Simplified) 公告, 宣言, 声明…
in Turkish beyan, ilan, duyuru…
in Russian декларация, объявление…
in Chinese (Traditional) 公告, 宣言, 聲明…
in Italian dichiarazione…
in Polish deklaracja, oświadczenie…
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