Definition of declare an or one's interest in English:

declare an (or one's) interest

Make known one’s financial interests in an undertaking before it is discussed: failure to register or declare an interest while lobbying ministers
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  • Murphy declared his interest in the Eccles Street and Marlborough Street properties last October in the Corporation's register of interests.
  • Let me declare my interest: I am CEO of Nanotechnology Victoria, a company set up to invest in nanotechnology to support Victorian industry.
  • Two other clubs have also declared their interest in signing Leigh's Papua New Guinea international.
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Pronunciation: naʊs
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