adjective \-ə-ˌtr-ē\

Definition of DECLARATORY

:  serving to declare, set forth, or explain
a :  declaring what is the existing law <declaratory statute>
b :  declaring a legal right or interpretation <a declaratory judgment>

First Known Use of DECLARATORY

15th century


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