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"declaration" in British English

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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 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" in American English

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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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"declaration" in Business English

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declarationnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˌdekləˈreɪʃən/ us  
an official or public statement about something, or the act of making a statement: make/sign a declaration The Board made a public declaration of support for its chairman. the ILO's declaration of principles on multinational enterprises and social policy
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 legal requirement, some traders submit their declarations late, or not at all. You will be asked to sign a copyright declaration before you start work 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 tax authorities 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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