declaration

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Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

declaration (plural declarations)

  1. A written or oral indication of a fact, opinion, or belief.
  2. A list of items for various legal purposes, e.g. customs declaration.
  3. The act or process of declaring.
  4. (cricket) The act, by the captain of a batting side, of declaring an innings closed.
  5. (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.
  6. (computing) The specification of a variable's type

Quotations[edit]

  • 1611, King James Version of the Bible, Luke 1:1
    Forasmuch as many have taken in hand to set forth in order a declaration of those things which are most surely believed among us...

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Noun[edit]

declaration f (plural declarations)

  1. declaration