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Definition of "declaration" []

  • An explicit, formal announcement, either oral or written. (noun)
  • The act or process of declaring. (noun)
  • A statement of taxable goods or of properties subject to duty. (noun)
  • Law A formal statement by a plaintiff specifying the facts and circumstances constituting his or her cause of action. (noun)
  • Law An unsworn statement of facts that is admissible as evidence. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "declaration" in a sentence
  • "In the beginning (or when a size needs to be set) we can add pos = to the label declaration in order to make clearer what the values are setting self. fore_label = wx."
  • "For football coaches, such a declaration is a badge of honor."
  • ""That's what I call a declaration of war," said the general."