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verb [transitive] declare pronunciation in American English /dɪˈkler/
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present tense
I/you/we/theydeclare
he/she/itdeclares
present participledeclaring
past tensedeclared
past participledeclared
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  1. 1
    to announce officially that something is true or happening
    Australia declared its support for the agreement.
    I was in Germany when war was declared.
    A state of emergency has been declared in the area.
    declare someone/something (to be) something: The election was declared invalid.
    declare someone/something (to be) something: Sarah was declared the winner.
  2. 2
    to say something, especially in a formal or impressive way
    “I’m leaving tomorrow,” James suddenly declared.
    declare that: Brady declared that he had no intention of giving up the fight.

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