declaratory

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adjective de·clar·a·to·ry \-ə-ˌtȯr-ē\

Definition of declaratory

  1. 1 :  serving to declare, set forth, or explain

  2. 2a :  declaring what is the existing law declaratory statuteb :  declaring a legal right or interpretation a declaratory judgment

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15th Century

First Known Use of declaratory

15th century


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declaratory

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adjective de·clar·a·to·ry \di-ˈklar-ə-ˌtōr-ē\

Legal Definition of declaratory

  1. :  serving to declare, set forth, or explain: as a :  declaring what is the existing law b :  declaring a legal right or interpretation declaratory relief — see also declaratory judgment at judgment 1a


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