declaration
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˌdɛkləˈɹeɪʃən/
Noun

declaration

  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. (legal) 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 an object, such as a variable or function, establishing its existence but not necessarily describing its contents.
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