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Related to declaration: Declaration of Independence, Declaration of the Rights of Man

dec·la·ra·tion

 (dĕk′lə-rā′shən)
n.
1. An explicit, formal announcement, either oral or written.
2. The act or process of declaring.
3. A statement of taxable goods or of properties subject to duty.
4. Law
a. A formal statement initiating a lawsuit by specifying the facts and legal grounds for the relief sought; a complaint or petition.
b. An unsworn statement of facts that is admissible as evidence.
5. Games A bid, especially the final bid of a hand in certain card games.

declaration

(ˌdɛkləˈreɪʃən)
n
1. (Rhetoric) an explicit or emphatic statement
2. (Rhetoric) a formal statement or announcement; proclamation
3. (Rhetoric) the act of declaring
4. (Law) the ruling of a judge or court on a question of law, esp in the chancery division of the High Court
5. (Law) law an unsworn statement of a witness admissible in evidence under certain conditions. See also statutory declaration
6. (Cricket) cricket the voluntary closure of an innings before all ten wickets have fallen
7. (Bridge) contract bridge the final contract
8. (Accounting & Book-keeping) a statement or inventory of goods, etc, submitted for tax assessment: a customs declaration.
9. (Card Games) cards an announcement of points made after taking a trick, as in bezique

dec•la•ra•tion

(ˌdɛk ləˈreɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act of declaring; announcement.
2. a formal statement; proclamation.
3. something that is announced or proclaimed.
4. a document containing an announcement or proclamation.
5. Law.
a. a formal statement of the plaintiff's claim in an action.
b. an unsworn statement that may be admissible as evidence.
6. a bid in bridge, esp. the successful bid.
7. a statement of goods, income, etc., subject to a duty or tax.
[1300–50; < Latin]

declaration

Voluntary closure of an innings announced by the batting team’s captain before all ten wickets have fallen.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.declaration - a statement that is emphatic and explicit (spoken or written)declaration - a statement that is emphatic and explicit (spoken or written)
statement - a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc; "according to his statement he was in London on that day"
bastardization - declaring or rendering bastard; "the annulment of their marriage resulted in the bastardization of their children"
confession - a public declaration of your faith
manifesto, pronunciamento - a public declaration of intentions (as issued by a political party or government)
dictum, pronouncement, say-so - an authoritative declaration
assertion, asseveration, averment - a declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary)
protestation - a strong declaration of protest
postulation, predication - (logic) a declaration of something self-evident; something that can be assumed as the basis for argument
threat - declaration of an intention or a determination to inflict harm on another; "his threat to kill me was quite explicit"
2.declaration - (law) unsworn statement that can be admitted in evidence in a legal transaction; "his declaration of innocence"
testimony - a solemn statement made under oath
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
3.declaration - a statement of taxable goods or of dutiable properties
statement - a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc; "according to his statement he was in London on that day"
4.declaration - (contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make
bridge - any of various card games based on whist for four players
contract - a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law
bidding, bid - (bridge) the number of tricks a bridge player is willing to contract to make
5.declaration - a formal public statementdeclaration - a formal public statement; "the government made an announcement about changes in the drug war"; "a declaration of independence"
statement - a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc; "according to his statement he was in London on that day"
edict - a formal or authoritative proclamation
promulgation - the official announcement of a new law or ordinance whereby the law or ordinance is put into effect
6.declaration - a formal expression by a meetingdeclaration - a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote
document, papers, written document - writing that provides information (especially information of an official nature)
joint resolution - a resolution passed by both houses of Congress which becomes legally binding when signed by the Chief Executive (or passed over the Chief Executive's veto)

declaration

noun
1. announcement, proclamation, decree, notice, manifesto, notification, edict, pronouncement, promulgation, pronunciamento The two countries will sign the declaration of peace tomorrow.
3. statement, testimony, deposition, attestation I signed a declaration allowing my doctor to disclose my medical details.

declaration

noun
Translations
إعْلان، تَصْريح
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julistustiedoksianto
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declaration

[ˌdɛkləˈreɪʃən] n [love, war, independence] → déclaration fDeclaration of Independence n (US) the Declaration of Independence → la Déclaration d'indépendance

declaration

nErklärung f; (Cards) → Ansage f; (Customs) → Deklaration f (form); declaration of intentAbsichtserklärung f; declaration of loveLiebeserklärung f; declaration of bankruptcyKonkursanmeldung f; to make/sign a declarationeine Erklärung abgeben/unterzeichnen; declaration of warKriegserklärung f; declaration of the results (Pol) → Bekanntgabe fdes Ergebnisses/der Ergebnisse

declaration

[ˌdɛkləˈreɪʃn] ndichiarazione f

declare

(diˈkleə) verb
1. to announce publicly or formally. War was declared this morning.
2. to say firmly. 'I don't like him at all,' she declared.
3. to make known (goods on which duty must be paid, income on which tax should be paid etc). He decided to declare his untaxed earnings to the tax-office.
declaration (dekləˈreiʃən) noun
a formal announcement. a declaration of marriage/war.

declaration

n declaración f; health care — V. advance directive.
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In America, as everyone knows, girls early sign the declaration of independence, and enjoy their freedom with republican zest, but the young matrons usually abdicate with the first heir to the throne and go into a seclusion almost as close as a French nunnery, though by no means as quiet.
As though embarrassed by his declaration, George went to a window and turning his back to his friend leaned out.
This appalling declaration, which the scout uttered with the cool assurance of a man who fully comprehended, while he did not fear to face the danger, served to remind Heyward of the importance of the charge with which he himself had been intrusted.
I take what you said to me at noon as a declaration that YOU'VE never known him to be bad.
As, according to her own statement, this surgical operation was a matter of daily occurrence in the cabin, the declaration no whit abated the merriment, till every one had roared and tumbled and danced themselves down to a state of composure.
They had pictures hung on the walls -- mainly Washingtons and Lafayettes, and battles, and High- land Marys, and one called "Signing the Declaration.
They say the fathers, in 1776, signed the Declaration of Independence with the halter about their necks.
But as she wanted to be drawing, the declaration must wait a little longer.
Elinor started at this declaration, and was sorry for the warmth she had been betrayed into, in speaking of him.
Reed was rather a stout woman; but, on hearing this strange and audacious declaration, she ran nimbly up the stair, swept me like a whirlwind into the nursery, and crushing me down on the edge of my crib, dared me in an emphatic voice to rise from that place, or utter one syllable during the remainder of the day.
The forenoon of the next day was devoted to obtaining the license -- the personal distinction of making the declaration on oath being eagerly accepted by Noel Vanstone, who swore, in perfect good faith (on information previously obtained from the captain) that the lady was of age.
Gummidge said she felt it more than we did, and shed tears again, and made that former declaration with great bitterness.

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