Declaration meaning

dĕklə-rāshən
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The act or process of declaring.
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A written document governing rights and obligations among property owners, as in declaration of condominium or declaration of covenants and restrictions.
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A statement made in connection with a case or legal matter, or intended to have a formal status or effect.
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A statement that is assumed to be truthful because it is made by an individual aware of impending death (and thus thought to have no incentive to lie), and that is therefore admissible in court as an exception to the hearsay rule.
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The definition of a declaration is a formal announcement.

An example of a declaration is a government's statement about a new law.

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A formal statement; proclamation.
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A written document, synonymous in some jurisdictions with affidavit and in others (although antiquated) with complaint.
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The act or process of declaring.
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(computing) The specification of a variables type.
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A statement of taxable goods or of properties subject to duty.
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An explicit, formal announcement, either oral or written.
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In programming, an instruction or statement that defines some type of program element (fields, variables, functions, arrays, etc.), as well as resources. Declarations do not generally create executable code. More often, they describe the structures in the program so that the compiler knows how to deal with them.
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A statement that is assumed to be truthful because it is contrary to the declarant’s self-interest when made, and is therefore admissible in court as an exception to the hearsay rule.
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A written or oral indication of a fact, opinion, or belief.
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A list of items for various legal purposes, e.g. customs declaration.
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(cricket) The act, by the captain of a batting side, of declaring an innings closed.
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(law) In common law, the formal document specifying plaintiff’s cause of action, including the facts necessary to sustain a proper cause of action, and to advise the defendant of the grounds upon which he is being sued.
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(games) A bid, especially the final bid of a hand in certain card games.
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The act of declaring; announcement.
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A thing declared.
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A statement of taxable goods.

A declaration at the customs office.

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Origin of declaration

  • Old French declaration (French déclaration), from Latin declarationem, corresponding to declare +‎ -ation

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