declaratory

  • 1 declaratory — de·clar·a·to·ry /di klar ə ˌtōr ē/ adj: serving to declare, set forth, or explain: as a: declaring what is the existing law b: declaring a legal right or interpretation declaratory relief see also declaratory judgment …

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  • 2 Declaratory — De*clar a*to*ry, a. [Cf. F. d[ e]claratoire.] Making declaration, explanation, or exhibition; making clear or manifest; affirmative; expressive; as, a clause declaratory of the will of the legislature. [1913 Webster] {Declaratory act} (Law), an… …

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  • 3 declaratory — [dē kler′ə tôr΄ē, di kler′ə tôr΄ē] adj. 〚ME declaratorie < ML declaratorius〛 DECLARATIVE * * * de·clar·a·to·ry (dĭ klârʹə tôr ē, tōr ē) adj. 1. Declarative. 2. a. Setting forth that which is the law. b. Explaining a legal interpretation or right …

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  • 4 declaratory — mid 15c., from M.L. declaratorius, from L. declarator, from declarare (see DECLARE (Cf. declare)) …

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  • 5 declaratory — [dē kler′ə tôr΄ē, di kler′ə tôr΄ē] adj. [ME declaratorie < ML declaratorius] DECLARATIVE …

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  • 6 declaratory — adjective Date: 15th century 1. serving to declare, set forth, or explain 2. a. declaring what is the existing law < declaratory statute > b. declaring a legal right or interpretation < a declaratory judgment > …

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  • 7 declaratory — /dəˈklærətri/ (say duh klaruhtree) adjective serving to explain rather than pronounce: the court gave a declaratory judgement, parliament passed a declaratory act. {Middle English declaratorie, from Latin} –declaratorily /dəˈklærətərəli/ (say duh …

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  • 8 declaratory — declare ► VERB 1) announce solemnly or officially. 2) (declare oneself) reveal one s intentions or identity. 3) (declared) having admitted that one is the specified thing: a declared atheist. 4) acknowledge possession of (income or goods on which …

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  • 9 declaratory — adjective Serving to declare or explain …

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  • 10 declaratory — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. declarative, enunciatory, demonstrative; see descriptive , explanatory …

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  • 11 declaratory — de·clar·ato·ry || dɪ klærÉ™tÉ™rɪ adj. affirmatory; of a proclamation …

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  • 12 declaratory — a. 1. Expressive, affirmative, enunciative, enunciatory, assertive, declarative. 2. Explanatory, expository, declarative …

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  • 13 declaratory — de·clar·a·to·ry …

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  • 14 declaratory — Explanatory; designed to fix or elucidate what before was uncertain or doubtful …

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  • 15 declaratory — Explanatory; designed to fix or elucidate what before was uncertain or doubtful …

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  • 16 declaratory — Explanatory; affirmative; tending to remove doubt …

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  • 17 declaratory — adjective relating to the use of or having the nature of a declaration • Syn: ↑declarative, ↑asserting • Ant: ↑interrogatory, ↑interrogative (for: ↑declarative) • …

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  • 18 Declaratory Act — 1766 (Fake Version) Parliament of Great Britain Long title An Act for the better securing the dependency of His Majesty s dominions in America upon the Crown and Parliament of Great Britain …

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  • 19 declaratory judgment — see judgment 1a Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. declaratory judgment …

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  • 20 declaratory relief — See: declaratory judgment Category: If, When & Where to File a Lawsuit Category: Mediation, Arbitration & Collaborative Law Category: Representing Yourself in Court Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits …

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