declare a conflict of interests


declare a conflict of interests
declare an interest/a conflict of interest(s)
to say publicly that you could gain a personal advantage from a situation and so might not be able to make decisions that are fair and honest: »

The Mayor was advised to declare a potential conflict of interest over a road project that could boost his wife's business.

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Financial and business terms. 2012.

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