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Definitions of declaration

  1. a formal public statement; "the government made an announcement about changes in the drug war"; "a declaration of independence" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a statement of taxable goods or of dutiable properties Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a statement that is emphatic and explicit (spoken or written) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. (law) unsworn statement that can be admitted in evidence in a legal transaction; "his declaration of innocence" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. The act of declaring, or publicly announcing; explicit asserting; undisguised token of a ground or side taken on any subject; proclamation; exposition; as, the declaration of an opinion; a declaration of war, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. The document or instrument containing such statement or proclamation; as, the Declaration of Independence (now preserved in Washington). Newage Dictionary DB
  7. That part of the process in which the plaintiff sets forth in order and at large his cause of complaint; the narration of the plaintiff's case containing the count, or counts. See Count, n., 3. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. The act of announcing or proclaiming; that which is announced; an assertion; publication; a statement reduced to writing. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. Open affirmation. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  10. A formal, positive, or explicit statement. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. The act of declaring or openly proclaiming; that which is declared or proclaimed; the document containing this; a statement made verbally or reduced to writing. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12. An open expression of facts, opinions, &c.; a statement given verbally, or reduced to writing; proclamation. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for declaration

  1. Declaration of war and conclusion of peace shall be by act of the Realm. – The New Germany by George Young
  2. At this declaration poor Barbara gasped and leaned back against her pillow. – The Yellow God An Idol of Africa by H. Rider Haggard
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