declarant

[ dih-klair-uhnt ]
/ dɪˈklɛər ənt /

noun

a person who declares or makes a declaration or statement.
Law. an alien who has formally declared his or her intention before a court of record to become a citizen of the U.S.

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Origin of declarant

First recorded in 1675–85; declare + -ant
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British Dictionary definitions for declarant

declarant
/ (dɪˈklɛərənt) /

noun

mainly law a person who makes a declaration
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