Declaratory


Declaratory
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. [1913 Webster]

{Declaratory act} (Law), an act or statute which sets forth more clearly, and declares what is, the existing law. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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