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British English: /dɪˈklɛː/
American English: /dɪˈklɛr/

Translation of declare in Italian:

transitive verb

  • 2 (proclaim)
    dichiarare, proclamare (war, independence, siege)
    to declare war on a country
    dichiarare guerra a una nazione
    to declare a state of emergency to declare somebody the winner, guilty
    proclamare qualcuno vincitore, dichiarare qualcuno colpevole
    I declare the meeting closed
    dichiaro chiusa la seduta
    to declare a vintage (of wine)
    = certificare il particolare pregio di un'annata

intransitive verb

  • 1 (make choice)
    dichiararsi (for a favore, in favore) (against contrario, contro)
  • 2 (American English) (Politics)
    = annunciare la propria candidatura alla presidenza

reflexive verb

  • to declare oneself
    they declared themselves (to be) supporters of the rebels
    si sono dichiarati sostenitori dei ribelli


well, I declare!


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