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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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For declaring properties, he said that value on which tax would be charged would be the market value, given that it is not less than 1.5 times the FBR-assigned value.
Higher Education Minister Dr Ibrahim Hassan did not declare as assets shares after declaring dividends from Dhiraagu, Bank of Maldives and State Trading Organisation.
On December 4, the court had reserved its verdict regarding officially declaring the former minister a proclaimed offender.
" Public bodies have different policies on staff or members declaring membership of the masons.In Westminster, MPs don't have to disclose membership.
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.
ISLAMABAD -- The Islamabad High Court on Monday dismissed the plea seeking nullification of the notification declaring Musharraf's farmhouse as sub-jail issued by the Chief Commissioner Islamabad.
By a vote of 47 to 32, the legislature voted for a resolution declaring that the people of the Commonwealth "ought to pay a moderate tax or contribution annually for the support of the Christian religion."
while that of the British king extends to the declaring of war and to the raising and regulating of fleets and armies--all which, by the Constitution under consideration, would appertain to the legislature."
was second, declaring income of 348.3 billion yen, followed by Honda Motor Co.
Editors' note: Because the phrase "conflict of interests" can be interpreted so broadly that almost everyone could be considered to have a conflict, we modified our policy for declaring conflicts of interest in December 2003 (Environ Health Perspect 111:A900-905).
The PLO's sights at the time were only set on the possibility of declaring themselves a government-in-exile.