"declaration" in the noun sense
a statement that is emphatic and explicit (spoken or written)
law) unsworn statement that can be admitted in evidence in a legal transaction
"his declaration of innocence"
a statement of taxable goods or of dutiable properties
4. contract, declaration
contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make
5. announcement, proclamation, annunciation, declaration
a formal public statement
"the government made an announcement about changes in the drug war"
"a declaration of independence"
6. resolution, declaration, resolve
a formal expression by a meeting agreed to by a vote
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