Definitions for declarationˌdɛk ləˈreɪ ʃən
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
dec•la•ra•tionˌdɛk ləˈreɪ ʃən(n.)
the act of declaring; announcement.
a formal statement; proclamation.
something that is announced or proclaimed.
a document containing an announcement or proclamation.
Law. a formal statement of the plaintiff's claim in an action. an unsworn statement that may be admissible as evidence.
a bid in bridge, esp. the successful bid.
a statement of goods, income, etc., subject to a duty or tax.
Origin of declaration:
1300–50; < L
a statement that is emphatic and explicit (spoken or written)
(law) unsworn statement that can be admitted in evidence in a legal transaction
"his declaration of innocence"
a statement of taxable goods or of dutiable properties
(contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make
announcement, proclamation, annunciation, declaration(noun)
a formal public statement
"the government made an announcement about changes in the drug war"; "a declaration of independence"
resolution, declaration, resolve(noun)
a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
declaration(noun)ˌdɛk ləˈreɪ ʃən
an official or important statement of plans or ideas
the declaration of war; the U.S. Declaration of Independence
A written or oral indication of a fact, opinion, or belief.
A list of items for various legal purposes, e.g. customs declaration.
The act or process of declaring.
The act, by the captain of a batting side, of declaring an innings closed.
In common law, the formal document specifying plaintiffu2019s 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.
The specification of a variables type
Origin: declaracion, from déclaration, from declarationem, corresponding to
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
that which is declared or proclaimed; announcement; distinct statement; formal expression; avowal
the document or instrument containing such statement or proclamation; as, the Declaration of Independence (now preserved in Washington)
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
Translations for declaration
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a formal announcement
a declaration of marriage/war.
- verklaring, aankondigingAfrikaans
- إعْلان، تَصْريحArabic
- declaraçãoPortuguese (BR)
- vyhlášení, prohlášeníCzech
- die ErklärungGerman
- erklæring; -erklæringDanish
- ametlik teadaanneEstonian
- بیانیه؛ گواهیFarsi
- bejelentés, nyilatkozatHungarian
- pieteikums; paziņojums; deklarācijaLatvian
- erklæring, kunngjøring, uttalelseNorwegian
- بیانیه؛ گواهیPersian
- заявление; декларацияRussian
- förklaring, tillkännagivande, deklarationSwedish
- ilân, duyuru, beyanTurkish
- 宣言，聲明Chinese (Trad.)
- رسمی بیانUrdu
- sự tuyên bốVietnamese
- 宣言，声明Chinese (Simp.)
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