declarative

[ dih-klar-uh-tiv ]
/ dɪˈklær ə tɪv /

adjective

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

1530–40; < Latin dēclārātīvus explanatory, equivalent to dēclārāt(us) (see declaration) + -īvus -ive

OTHER WORDS FROM declarative

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British Dictionary definitions for nondeclarative

declarative
/ (dɪˈklærətɪv) /

adjective

making or having the nature of a declaration

Derived forms of declarative

declaratively, adverb
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