declarative

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

Definition of declarative

  1. :  making a declaration :  declaratory a declarative sentence

declaratively

adverb

Examples of declarative in a Sentence

  1. They went to school is a declarative sentence.

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DECLARATIVE Defined for English Language Learners

declarative

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adjective

Definition of declarative for English Language Learners

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


DECLARATIVE Defined for Kids

declarative

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

Definition of declarative for Students

  1. :  making a statement a declarative sentence


Medical Dictionary

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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