English version

declare an interest

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdeclare an interestdeclare an interestOWNto tell people that you are connected with something that is being discussed I should, at this point, declare an interest: I own shares in the company. declare
Examples from the Corpus
declare an interestIt's probably best to declare an interest.Mr. Adley: I have already declared an interest.If you have strong feelings about a situation declare an interest and suggest that some one else temporarily takes the chair.Leeds manager Howard Wilkinson has already declared an interest in him after he spent a week training at Elland Road.Mr. Adley: I thank my right Hon. Friend for that reply and declare an interest in the industry.
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