declare against

phrasal verb

declared against; declaring against; declares against
British, formal
: to officially say that one opposes (someone or something)
She declared against the government's policies.

Examples of declare against in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On the one hand, events in Russia over the weekend were stunning — the leader of a mercenary group declaring against the country’s military leadership and, for 24 hours, marching on Moscow. Rich Lowry, National Review, 27 June 2023

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“Declare against.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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