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declaration US English

A formal or explicit statement or announcement

declaration US Thesaurus

they issued a declaration

statutory declaration US English

A prescribed declaration, made under statutory authority, which may in certain cases be substituted for a statement on oath

Declaration of Rights US English

A statute passed by the English Parliament in 1689, which established the joint monarchy of William and Mary and which was designed to ensure that the Crown would not act without Parliament’s consent. It was later incorporated in the Bill of Rights

Declaration of Independence US English

A document declaring the US to be independent of the British Crown, signed by the congressional representatives of the Thirteen Colonies, including Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, and John Adams, and ratified on July 4, 1776

Unilateral Declaration of Independence US English

The declaration of independence from the United Kingdom made by Rhodesia under Ian Smith in 1965