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declarative

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adjective de·clar·a·tive \di-ˈkler-ə-tiv\

Simple Definition of declarative

  • grammar : having the form of a statement rather than a question or a command

Full Definition of declarative

  1. :  making a declaration :  declaratory <a declarative sentence>

de·clar·a·tive·ly adverb

Examples of declarative

  1. They went to school is a declarative sentence.



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First Known Use of declarative

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DECLARATIVE Defined for Kids

declarative

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adjective de·clar·a·tive \di-ˈkler-ə-tiv\

Definition of declarative

  1. :  making a statement <a declarative sentence>




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declarative

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adjective de·clar·a·tive \di-ˈklar-ət-iv, -ˈkler-\

Medical Definition of declarative

  1. :  being or comprising memory characterized by the conscious recall of facts and events—compare procedural




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