declaratory

[ dih-klar-uh-tiv ]SEE DEFINITION OF declaratory

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The declaratory act was passed to save the dignity of parliament.

One native dissented from the report, and favored a declaratory law.

On the contrary, it accompanied the repeal with a Declaratory Act.

It is declaratory and follows the form of a poem, not an argument.

In the declaratory, religious form, the New Testament is a sufficient example of this doctrine.

The primitive forms of absolution, when confession was made to a priest, were precatory rather than declaratory.

The third series was declaratory of the duty of Congress to the loyal citizens in the rebel States.

No doubt whatever existed as to the intention of the repeal of the Declaratory Law.

They were declaratory acts, framed for the purpose of exacting from Leopold II.

I consider the bill before us merely in the light of a declaratory law.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., from Medieval Latin declaratorius, from Latin declarator, from declarare (see declare).

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