declare an/(one's) interest

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declare an/(one's) interest

To state financial interest in something. He was sure to declare his interest before we prepared his contract.
See also: declare, interest
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declare an (or your) interest

make known your financial interests in an undertaking before it is discussed.
See also: declare, interest
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``The Plaid Cymru group called at the beginning of the council meeting several weeks ago for every member to declare their interests and the request was refused.''
That is why in this dispute Macedonia and Greece declare their interests. If those interests overlap there will be a solution.
However, the BBC reported that it had found that a number of MPs were failing to declare their interests properly.