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declaration

[ dek-luh-rey-shuhn ]
/ ˌdɛk ləˈreɪ ʃən /
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noun

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Origin of declaration

1300–50; Middle English declaracioun (<Anglo-French ) <Latin dēclārātiōn- (stem of dēclārātiō) explanation, equivalent to dēclārāt(us) (past participle of dēclārāre to explain, declare; see -ate1) + -iōn--ion
coun·ter·dec·la·ra·tion, nounnon·dec·la·ra·tion, nounpre·dec·la·ra·tion, nounre·dec·la·ra·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for declaration

declaration
/ (ˌdɛkləˈreɪʃən) /

noun

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