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declaration

de kluh ray shuhn

  • n  a statement that is emphatic and explicit (spoken or written)
  • n  (law) unsworn statement that can be admitted in evidence in a legal transaction
    his declaration of innocence
  • n  a statement of taxable goods or of dutiable properties
  • n  (contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make
  • n  a formal public statement
    a declaration of independence
  • n  a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote

  • The declaration commends government action but makes no specific policy recommendations, such as a cap on greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Felici also urged that a declaration on religious liberty be rewritten by a special committee of four bishopsthree of them conservatives who had already spoken out against .
  • The declaration affirms that man's right to religious liberty is based on both divine revelation and the "very dignity of human nature," and that in religious affairs no one can be .
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  • Barack Obama in CNN
    On this day that is uniquely American, we're reminded that our declaration, our example made us a beacon around the world,Obama said from a balcony draped with red-white-and-blue bunting.
  • Lindsay Lohan in USANewsWeek.com
    It is clearly stated in Article 5 of the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights that.......... 'No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment,'Lohan said.
  • President Bush in USA Today
    I also strongly support the prime minister's declaration that there should be no quid pro quos when it comes to the hostages,Bush said.

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