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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Declarative.
  • adjective Relating to a judgment from a court establishing the legal rights and duties of the parties where the law is not settled.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Making declaration, clear manifestation, or exhibition; affirmative; declarative.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Making declaration, explanation, or exhibition; making clear or manifest; affirmative; expressive.
  • adjective (Law) an act or statute which sets forth more clearly, and declares what is, the existing law.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Serving to declare or explain

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective relating to the use of or having the nature of a declaration

Etymologies

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declare +‎ -atory

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