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declarative


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Declarative  \De*clar"a*tive\,  a.  [L.  declarativus  fr 
  declarare:  cf  F.  d['e]claratif.] 
  Making  declaration,  proclamation,  or  publication; 
  explanatory;  assertive;  declaratory.  ``Declarative  laws.'' 
  --Baker. 
 
  The  ``vox  populi,''  so  declarative  on  the  same  side 
  --Swift. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  declarative 
  adj  1:  relating  to  the  use  of  or  having  the  nature  of  a  declaration 
  [syn:  {declaratory},  {asserting(a)}]  [ant:  {interrogative}, 
  {interrogative}] 
  2:  (grammar)  relating  to  the  mood  of  verbs  that  is  used  simple 
  declarative  statements;  "indicative  mood"  [syn:  {indicative}] 
  n  :  a  mood  (grammatically  unmarked)  that  represents  the  act  or 
  state  as  an  objective  fact  [syn:  {indicative  mood},  {indicative}, 
  {declarative  mood},  {common  mood},  {fact  mood}] 




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