declarative

[dih-klar-uh-tiv]
adjective
serving to declare, make known, or explain: a declarative statement.
Also, declaratory [dih-klar-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] .


Origin:
1530–40; < Latin dēclārātīvus explanatory, equivalent to dēclārāt(us) (see declaration) + -īvus -ive

declaratively, adverb
nondeclarative, adjective
nondeclaratively, adverb
nondeclaratory, adjective
undeclarative, adjective
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declarative (dɪˈklærətɪv)
 
adj
making or having the nature of a declaration
 
de'claratively
 
adv

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declarative
1530s, from Fr. déclaratif, from L. declarativus, from pp. stem of declarare (see declare).
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Example sentences
Such a bold declarative statement has the power of persuasion.
One, known variously as explicit or declarative memory, records the salient
  details of an individual's life.
Declarative sentences should accompany their drawings that accurately describe
  the adaptations.
It turns a strong declarative statement into a question, conveying weakness,
  uncertainty and a request for approval.
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