The government has just declared a state of emergency.
He openly declared his love for her.
They failed to declare all of their earnings on their tax return.
Large purchases must be declared at customs.
Do you have anything to declare?
Recent Examples on the WebThe share of pediatric hospital beds that were full nationwide, per NBC News analysis of government data, as the Biden administration sidestepped calls from pediatric groups to declare a RSV public emergency.
Ben Kamisar, NBC News, 18 Nov. 2022 Stitt said there were more than 100 businesses and homes destroyed, and his office would issue an executive order to declare an emergency for the counties impacted by the tornado, which include Bryan, Choctaw, and Le Flore counties.
Kimberlee Speakman, Peoplemag, 5 Nov. 2022 Unlike her counterpart in Orange County, Wooten did not take the opportunity Thursday to declare the current triple threat situation a public health emergency.
Paul Sisson, San Diego Union-Tribune, 3 Nov. 2022 The evolving situation moved the Department of Health and Human Services to declare a public health emergency last week.
Mary Kekatos, ABC News, 11 Aug. 2022 The emergency declaration that Mr. Becerra issued on Thursday falls under a specific section of federal law that allows the health secretary to declare an emergency that generally lasts for 90 days, but may be extended.New York Times, 4 Aug. 2022 California and Illinois became the latest state governments to declare monkeypox a public health emergency this week.
Katie Jennings, Forbes, 3 Aug. 2022 Federal officials are considering whether to declare monkeypox a public-health emergency.
Dominique Mosbergen, WSJ, 2 Aug. 2022 San Francisco became the first major US city to declare a local health emergency last week, and New York City did so Saturday.
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Middle English, from Anglo-French & Latin; Anglo-French declarer, from Latin declarare, from de- + clarare to make visible, from clarus clear — more at clear