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ˌdɛk ləˈreɪ ʃənDec·la·ra·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. declaration(noun)

    a statement that is emphatic and explicit (spoken or written)

  2. declaration(noun)

    (law) unsworn statement that can be admitted in evidence in a legal transaction

    "his declaration of innocence"

  3. declaration(noun)

    a statement of taxable goods or of dutiable properties

  4. contract, declaration(noun)

    (contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make

  5. announcement, proclamation, annunciation, declaration(noun)

    a formal public statement

    "the government made an announcement about changes in the drug war"; "a declaration of independence"

  6. resolution, declaration, resolve(noun)

    a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote


  1. declaration(Noun)

    A written or oral indication of a fact, opinion, or belief.

  2. declaration(Noun)

    A list of items for various legal purposes, e.g. customs declaration.

  3. declaration(Noun)

    The act or process of declaring.

  4. declaration(Noun)

    The act, by the captain of a batting side, of declaring an innings closed.

  5. declaration(Noun)

    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.

  6. declaration(Noun)

    The specification of a variables type

  7. Origin: declaracion, from déclaration, from declarationem, corresponding to

Webster Dictionary

  1. Declaration(noun)

    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. Declaration(noun)

    that which is declared or proclaimed; announcement; distinct statement; formal expression; avowal

  3. Declaration(noun)

    the document or instrument containing such statement or proclamation; as, the Declaration of Independence (now preserved in Washington)

  4. Declaration(noun)

    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

  5. Origin: [F. dclaration, fr. L. declaratio, fr. declarare. See Declare.]


  1. Declaration

    Declaration is the tenth studio album from Christian singer Steven Curtis Chapman. It was released on September 25, 2001 by Sparrow Records and it has been certified Gold. The national concert tour that followed featured Nichole Nordeman as the opening act and traveled to over 70 cities in 2002. The tour featured a re-telling of the story of five missionaries who were killed by the Huaorani people in 1956 while working in Ecuador. Each night after the story, Steven introduced Steve Saint and Mincaye as his guests on-stage. On Declaration, Mincaye can be heard chanting in his native language at the end of "No Greater Love".

Editors Contribution

  1. declaration

    A written expression of choice, fact, opinion or belief.

    The universal declaration of human rights is vital for humanity.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 22, 2020  
  2. declaration

    The act and process of to declare.

    The tax return had a declaration as a facet of the process that you had to type your name to say you have submitted truthful and honest information.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 3, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Declaration' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4366

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Declaration' in Nouns Frequency: #1663

How to pronounce Declaration?

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How to say Declaration in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Declaration in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Declaration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Declaration in a Sentence

  1. Alberta Premier Rachel Notley:

    We made a point of saying that we agreed with the principles that were in that declaration and were pleased to sign onto them.

  2. Evan Hollander:

    This appears to be nothing more than another stall tactic designed to delay the political consequences of President Trump's emergency declaration.

  3. Reuven Rivlin:

    The formulators of the (Israeli) Declaration of Independence, with much wisdom, insisted the Arab communities in Israel, as well as other groups, should not feel as the Jews had felt in exile.

  4. Danny Russel:

    But what the North Koreans are more likely to have in mind for Singapore is a quick win via a vague declaration that the two leaders commit to preserving peace and to reaching a permanent peace arrangement.

  5. Gavin Newsom:

    I have full confidence that the president will be forthcoming, in immediate terms, with the formal declaration.

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