declare collocations and examples

 UK /dɪˈkleə(r)/

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announce that something is true or is happening; to state something officially


Adjectives frequently used after declare
bankrupt, illegal, invalid, null and voidHe could not see how a marriage of such long standing could be declared invalid.
Adverbs frequently used with declare
in public: formally, officially, openly, publiclyCouncillor Denny unveiled the plaque, and officially declared the station open.with confidence: boldly, confidentlyShe boldly declared that she was quite prepared to take the consequences her actions might have.with pride: proudly, triumphantlyWe can now proudly declare that we are officially a good employer!
Nouns frequently used as the object of declare
something to other people: intention, interest, love, supportWhen she writes him a letter declaring her love for him, she is pointedly rejected.winner: winnerThe player with the most points is declared the winner.something official: independence, state of emergency, warKazakhstan declared its independence on December 16, 1991.
 
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