declaration

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Cricket

  • noun an act of declaring an innings closed before all ten wickets have fallen
    Citation ‘His declaration left Australia 232 to win in a little under two hours plus twenty overs’ (Brearley 1982)
    Citation ‘There are … some captains who were known for making what are known as “generous” declarations, and the story goes that Essex players once locked Keith Fletcher in the toilet to prevent a declaration until another 40 runs had been added’ (Oslear & Mosey 1993)

Military

  • noun a formal announcement

Politics

  • noun an official or important statement
  • noun the official statement that someone has been elected
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