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declaratory


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Declaratory  \De*clar"a*to*ry\,  a.  [Cf.  F.  d['e]claratoire.] 
  Making  declaration,  explanation,  or  exhibition;  making  clear 
  or  manifest;  affirmative;  expressive;  as  a  clause 
  declaratory  of  the  will  of  the  legislature. 
 
  {Declaratory  act}  (Law),  an  act  or  statute  which  sets  forth 
  more  clearly,  and  declares  what  is  the  existing  law. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  declaratory 
  adj  :  relating  to  the  use  of  or  having  the  nature  of  a  declaration 
  [syn:  {declarative},  {asserting(a)}]  [ant:  {interrogative}, 
  {interrogative}] 




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