Origin of declarant
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Examples from the Web for declarant
And that the said Bessie Weir required the Declarant to be there, which he promised.'The Witch-cult in Western Europe
Margaret Alice Murray
And still more so when the argument is for punishing more gravely the enemy of the declarant.The Old Yellow Book
This declarant does not know that more vessels have arrived or set out than the five of which he has spoken.
When this declarant went aboard the ship, it seemed to him she had twenty-nine or thirty pieces of artillery.
This declarant does not know that they carry more arms than are needed to arm all the men on board her.
- mainly law a person who makes a declaration
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Word Origin and History for declarant
1680s, from French déclarant, from Latin declarantem (nominative declarans), present participle of declarare (see declare).
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