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TO DECLARE. To make known or publish. By tho constitution of the United States, congress have power to declare war. In this sense the word, declare, signifies, not merely to make it known that war exists, but also to make war and to carry it on. 4 Dall. 37; 1 Story, Const. Sec. 428; Rawle on the Const. 109. In pleading, to declare, is the act of filing a declaration.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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August 6: Austria-Hungary declares war on Russia, and Serbia declares war on Germany.
earnestly declare against [the assessment bill] as being contrary to the spirit of the gospel and the bill of rights."
On August 24, Ukraine again declares its independence, which becomes official in December, when approved by more than 90 percent of Ukrainian voters.
EHP now requires authors to declare "competing financial interests." The new policy is available on the web in our updated Instructions to Authors (http://; the new downloadable form is also available (
Prime Minister Tony Blair, who represents Sedgefield, paid for a working holiday in Egypt, in December, for his family out of his own pocket, although he declares one internal flight to Cairo paid for by the Egyptian government for security reasons.
Thus, Shahak declares, "The Halakah forbids Jews to sell immovable property -- fields and houses -- in the land of Israel to Gentiles.
THE only Freemason in the National Assembly chamber today criticised plans to make politicians declare their membership of private clubs.
"We are risking jail and injury, as well as sacrificing time, energy and sleep," declare the Reclaimers.
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