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declarant

[dih-klair-uh nt] /dɪˈklɛər ənt/
noun
1.
a person who declares or makes a declaration or statement.
2.
Law. an alien who has formally declared his or her intention before a court of record to become a citizen of the U.S.
Origin
1675-1685
1675-85; declare + -ant
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declarant

/dɪˈklɛərənt/
noun
1.
(mainly law) a person who makes a declaration
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Word Origin and History for declarant
n.

1680s, from French déclarant, from Latin declarantem (nominative declarans), present participle of declarare (see declare).

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