meaning of declaration

1. 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 plaintiffs case containing the count, or counts. See Count, n. , 3.
a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote

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