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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.

declare

To authorize a dividend formally.
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The Police or other law enforcement agencies can declare a person wanted if they find reasons to do so, particularly if the person is a suspect in the commission of a crime and is on the run
August 5: Montenegro declares war on Austria-Hungary.
69/2013 Declaring the development of Al Suwaihrah, Sallan and Falaj Al Qabaiel roundabouts in the wilayat of Sohar as a public utility project.Article One: Declares the development of Al Suwaihirah, Sallan and Falaj Al Qabaiel roundabouts in the wilayat of Sohar specified in the attached memo and total diagram as a public utility project.Article Two: The concerned authorities shall expropriate, through direct implementation, the properties, relevant land needed for the aforesaid project, as well as installations over them, in accordance with the provisions of the Public Utility Expropriation Law.Article Three: The decree comes into force from its date of issue.
And a plank in the 2004 Texas Republican platform declares that "the United States of America is a Christian nation" and disparages "the myth of the separation of church and state."
1918-1922: Ukraine declares its independence in 1918.
The author declares she has no competing financial interests.
One Labour MP also declares an attendance at the pop music industry's Brit Awards.
The Hatanya, the fundamental book of the Habbad movement, one of the most important branches of Hasidism, declares that all non-Jews are totally Satanic creatures in whom there is absolutely nothing good." Even a non-Jewish embryo is said to be qualitatively different from a Jewish one.
``Assembly Members who belong to any club with a filtering method of joining will have to declare it under the new proposal,'' said Mr Jones, who already declares his Masonic membership.
The new rule lays down the following labeling guidelines: Products must be labeled that contain one or more allergenic ingredients, but the label does not declare the ingredient in the ingredient statement; that become contaminated with an allergen due to improper control procedures; are contaminated with an allergenic ingredient due to the nature of the product of the process; contain a flavor ingredient that has an allergenic component, but the label of the product only declares the flavor; and that contain a processing aid that has an allergenic component, but the current label does not declare it.
Brock Ohlee of the American crop vandalization group Future Farmers declares, "Direct action against corporate greed is both a political necessity and a moral imperative." Thus "the people have the right and the responsibility to fight back." Yet the Future Farmers give hints that they and the nation are at odds, as when they spell the name of the country as "U$A" or "Amerikkka."