Declaration

Declaration may refer to:

  • Declaration (computer programming), specifies the identifier, type, and other aspects of language elements
  • Declaration (cricket), when the captain of a cricket team declares its innings closed
  • Declaration (law), a type of relief that may be ordered by a court or tribunal
  • Declaration (poker), a formal expression of intent to take some action in the card game poker
  • Declaration of independence, an assertion of the independence of an aspiring state or states
  • Declaration of war, a formal declaration indicating that a state of war exists between nations
  • The Declaration (novel), a 2008 children's novel by Gemma Malley
  • A type of sentence (linguistics)
  • A type of speech act in linguistics

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Famous quotes containing the word declaration:

    [The Declaration of Independence] meant to set up a standard maxim for free society, which should be familiar to all, and revered by all; constantly looked to, constantly labored for, and even though never perfectly attained, constantly approximated, and thereby constantly spreading and deepening its influence, and augmenting the happiness and value of life to all people of all colors everywhere.
    Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865)

    The principle of all sovereignty resides essentially in the nation.
    —French National Assembly. Declaration of the Rights of Man (Sept. 1791)

    I enclose to you a copy of the declaration of independence as agreed to by the House, and also, as originally framed. You will judge whether it is the better or worse for the Critics.
    Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826)