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alteration (influenced by -ure) of earlier declinatour, from declinatour, adjective, denying jurisdiction, from Middle English (Scots), modification of Medieval Latin declinatorius
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“Declinature.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/declinature. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.
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