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Declare

To authorize or announce a dividend. A publicly-traded company that declares a dividend binds itself with an obligation to later pay that same dividend to shareholders. See also: Declaration date, Ex-dividend date.
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declare

To authorize a dividend formally.
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'Even in the MACC asset declaration form, there is no requirement for our family members to declare their assets,' he claimed.
Gray also argues that the officials of the Executive Branch of Government by law declare their assets to the General Auditing Commission.He notes that if the LACC needs information about officials, the Commission should follow the channel.
I think it's the fact that one is being instructed to declare one's freemasonry that is a little offensive."
August 12: Britain declares war on Austria-Hungary.
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1918-1922: Ukraine declares its independence in 1918.
The author declares she has no competing financial interests.
The dilemma for the patient's physician remains: shall I treat my patient or declare him or her dead and thus benefit some other person by harvesting the organs?
Boyle also provides legal advice as how to deal with the Jerusalem issue by taking internationally approved steps to declare the city the capital of two states.
For example, the president has claimed the authority to unilaterally declare citizens "enemy combatants" and lock them up until the "cessation of hostilities." In a war without end, such detention amounts to a life sentence.
But the bankruptcy bills the House and Senate passed this spring would make it harder for people like Kaliser to declare bankruptcy--and make it easier for creditors, including credit card companies, to force repayment.