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Dictionary Definition



1 a statement that is emphatic and explicit (spoken or written)
2 (law) unsworn statement that can be admitted in evidence in a legal transaction; "his declaration of innocence"
3 a statement of taxable goods or of dutiable properties
4 (contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make [syn: contract]
5 a formal public statement; "the government made an announcement about changes in the drug war"; "a declaration of independence" [syn: announcement, proclamation, annunciation]
6 a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote [syn: resolution, resolve]

User Contributed Dictionary



declaracion, from déclaration, from declarationem


  • /ˌdɛklæˈreɪʃən/, /dEkl

Extensive Definition

Declaration may refer to:
declaration in German: Deklaration
declaration in French: Déclaration
declaration in Russian: Декларация
declaration in Simple English: Declaration

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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