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Definition of 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.
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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