declaratory sentence

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Noun1.declaratory sentence - a sentence (in the indicative mood) that makes a declaration
sentence - a string of words satisfying the grammatical rules of a language; "he always spoke in grammatical sentences"
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Furthermore, this deposition precedes a human act of judgment - but only through a declaratory sentence. After the declaratory statement has been made, the Pope ceases to be Pope.
In the show's title sequence, there's an iconic scene where Bart Simpson is being punished by having to repeatedly write a declaratory sentence on a class chalkboard.
Chapter four starts with a declaratory sentence: "International terms empower the strong"; it discusses the belated (and unsuccessful) Korean resistance attempts by using the same legal terms that Japan used (74).