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declarator

/dɪˈklærətə/
noun
1.
(Scots law) an action seeking to have some right, status, etc, judicially ascertained
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  • It was the column headed "Briefs," however, that tagged the declarator.

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  • The declarator was violently Republican and violently pro-negro.

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  • To anyone not acquainted with Welsh the declarator appeared to be a blackmail sheet.

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  • "Of course you saw the declarator, Mr. Dean," he said when they were alone.

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  • Is the editor of the declarator good enough to be a dominie's daughter's father-in-law?

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  • I may be able to make father think there is a better field for the declarator there than here.

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  • Although the Republicans were in a helpless minority they were glad to have an organ, and the declarator did fairly well.

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  • The declarator itself was an example of a good idea gone wrong through stress of necessity.

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  • The next week the declarator retracted, in the manner in which it always retracted when a retraction was necessary.

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  • She felt the undercurrent of comment that followed Welsh's ugly attack in the declarator.

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