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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. A bid, especially the final bid of a hand in certain card games.
b. A meld.

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
vyhlášeníprohlášení
=-erklæringerklæring
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.
References in classic literature ?
Upon the principles of the Declaration of Independence, the dissolution of the ties of allegiance, the assumption of sovereign power, and the institution of civil government, are all acts of transcendent authority, which the people alone are competent to perform; and, accordingly, it is in the name and by the authority of the people, that two of these acts--the dissolution of allegiance, with the severance from the British Empire, and the declaration of the United Colonies, as free and independent States--were performed by that instrument.
the 29th of October), subscribe a Declaration stating his innocence of the alleged crime: this Declaration being reserved in the Indictment--together with certain documents, papers and articles, enumerated in an Inventory--to be used in evidence against the prisoner.
They say the fathers, in 1776, signed the Declaration of Independence with the halter about their necks.
According to the former, letters of marque could be granted by the States after a declaration of war; according to the latter, these licenses must be obtained, as well during war as previous to its declaration, from the government of the United States.
Either way, it is, in my opinion, impossible to found any valid legal declaration on a knowledge of the document so fragmentary and so incomplete as the knowledge which you possess.
With reflections of this nature she usually, as has been hinted, accompanied every act of compliance with her brother's inclinations; and surely nothing could more contribute to heighten the merit of this compliance than a declaration that she knew, at the same time, the folly and unreasonableness of those inclinations to which she submitted.
If there is any thing exceptionable, it must be sought for in the specific powers upon which this general declaration is predicated.
Upon my word, sir," cried Elizabeth, "your hope is a rather extraordinary one after my declaration.
He had wondered if his belligerent love declaration might have aroused some womanly self- consciousness in Joan, but he looked in vain for any sign of it.
Ah," replied Monte Cristo, "since that is the case, I will take advantage of his presence to make my declaration.
Indeed, she saw nothing in him that looked like a being to excite or to entertain such a passion; and although from the moment of his declaration she began insensibly to think differently of him, nothing was farther from her mind than to return his offered affection.
Let this general declaration serve for each of my suitors on his own account, and let it be understood from this time forth that if anyone dies for me it is not of jealousy or misery he dies, for she who loves no one can give no cause for jealousy to any, and candour is not to be confounded with scorn.

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