[ dih-klar-uh-tiv ]
/ dɪˈklær ə tɪv /
serving to declare, make known, or explain: a declarative statement.
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Also de·clar·a·to·ry [dih-klar-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /dɪˈklær əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/.
Origin of declarative
OTHER WORDS FROM declarative
de·clar·a·tive·ly, adverbnon·de·clar·a·tive, adjectivenon·de·clar·a·tive·ly, adverbnon·de·clar·a·to·ry, adjective
Words nearby declarative
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British Dictionary definitions for nondeclarative
/ (dɪˈklærətɪv) /
making or having the nature of a declaration
Derived forms of declarativedeclaratively, adverb
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