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Definition of Declaration

Declaration

  1. 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.
  2. That which is declared or proclaimed; announcement; distinct statement; formal expression; avowal.
  3. The document or instrument containing such statement or proclamation; as, the Declaration of Independence (now preserved in Washington).
  4. 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.

Declaration Quotations

In the progress of personality, first comes a declaration of independence, then a recognition of interdependence.
Henry Van Dyke

Freedom of religion is a principle that is central to our Nation's Declaration of Independence. Congress has taken this positive step to protect our freedom to express allegiance to America's flag and the ideals it represents.
Ron Lewis

Nature has never read the Declaration of Independence. It continues to make us unequal.
Will Durant

The fundamental idea which defines a human being as a Muslim is the declaration of faith: that there is a creator, whom we call God - or Allah, in Arabic - and that the creator is one and single. And we declare this faith by the declaration of faith, where we... bear witness that there is no God but God.
Feisal Abdul Rauf

Our founders got it right when they wrote in the Declaration of Independence that our rights come from nature and nature's God, not from government.
Paul Ryan
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Declaration Translations

declaration in Afrikaans is verklaring
declaration in Danish is angivelse, opgivelse
declaration in Dutch is declaratie, verklaring
declaration in German is Vereinbarung
declaration in Latin is professio