Definition of declarative adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//dɪˈklærətɪv//
; NAmE NAmE//dɪˈklærətɪv//
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(of a sentence) in the form of a simple statement Word Originlate Middle English: from Old French déclaratif, -ive or Latin declarativus, from declarat- ‘made clear’, from the verb declarare ‘make quite clear’, from de- ‘thoroughly’ + clarare ‘make clear’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: declarative