Definition of undeclared in English:



  • 1Not publicly announced, admitted, or acknowledged.

    ‘undeclared war’
    • ‘He took no notice, having quickly come to realise that such near-death experiences were a daily occurrence in central London, where car drivers and cyclists lived in a permanent state of undeclared war.’
    • ‘Now the war is undeclared, but in the future it may come.’
    • ‘And although it's known that the county lost men in the undeclared wars after that, it's not clear how many.’
    uncommitted, undecided, in two minds, torn, split, uncertain, unsure, wavering, vacillating, indecisive, in a quandary, in a dilemma, in doubt
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  • 2(of taxable income or dutiable goods) not declared.

    ‘undeclared cash transactions’
    • ‘Furthermore, she testified the petitioner had always been one to work in their garage at home and was capable of earning undeclared income from his skills as an automotive service technician.’
    • ‘Separately, a senior tax inspector has been attending overseas property fairs in Dublin to find out if Irish customers are using undeclared cash to buy holiday homes in the sun.’
    • ‘It can also source undeclared rental income on these properties.’
    • ‘If that happened today, the money would have to be declared as a gift and she would have been charged interest and penalties for her undeclared income over the years.’
    • ‘The inspector will make an assessment of the full tax, interest and penalties due in respect of the undeclared income.’
    • ‘The Revenue has given individuals, who put undeclared income in insurance products to come forward and make a voluntary settlement within the next six weeks.’
    • ‘That should mean an end to the culture of undeclared income that has permeated much of the sector.’
    • ‘The IRS is also cranky about undeclared income.’
    • ‘Mr. Murphy's hefty payment was in settlement for undeclared income tax.’
    • ‘A source close to them said they would vigorously dispute any suggestion of reckless or fraudulent trading, excessive expenditure, mismanagement or undeclared income.’
    unstated, unexpressed, unuttered, unsaid, unmentioned, unvoiced, unarticulated, unavowed, not spelt out, mute, silent, wordless, voiceless
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