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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdeclarationdec‧la‧ra‧tion /ˌdekləˈreɪʃən/ ●●○ noun [countable, uncountable]  1 SAY/STATEan important official statement about a particular situation or plan, or the act of making this statement a ceasefire declaration Under Islamic law it was possible to divorce by simple declaration.declaration of the declaration of war2 SAY/STATEan official or serious statement of what someone believesdeclaration of the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights declarations of undying love3 SAY/STATEa statement in which you officially give information about yourself a declaration of taxable earnings
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declarationIn these circumstances, advertisements will be construed as a declaration of intention to hold an auction and not a contract.They issued a declaration that it will be attempting to take over another three British companies.On the 19th of July a declaration of war was delivered in Berlin.Such grabbed two wickets in Lancashire's second innings to justify a bold declaration by Graham Gooch.a customs declarationThe audience of 2,500 responded to his declaration with sustained and thunderous applause.Helsinki was full of pious declarations about the inviolability of borders and non-interference in internal affairs.Bans on their writings and imprisonment followed, despite the declarations of independence-but with one difference.declaration ofCongress issued a declaration of war.Several audience members responded by shouting declarations of love for Martin.
From Longman Business Dictionarydeclarationdec‧la‧ra‧tion /ˌdekləˈreɪʃən/ noun [countable]1TAXa statement in which you officially give information, for example about your income or about goods you are importing, which is used to calculate how much tax you will pay customs declaration tax declaration2a statement in which you officially give information about yourselfThe lender requires you to make a declaration that your income is sufficient to meet your monthly payments.3INSURANCE a statement signed by someone asking for insurance, promising that the details they have given on the insurance agreement are correct4INSURANCE a statement made by someone who has taken out insurance, giving details of the goods insured to the insurance company
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