declaration

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declaration

1. the ruling of a judge or court on a question of law, esp in the chancery division of the High Court
2. Law an unsworn statement of a witness admissible in evidence under certain conditions
3. Cricket the voluntary closure of an innings before all ten wickets have fallen
4. Contract bridge the final contract
5. Cards an announcement of points made after taking a trick, as in bezique

declaration

[‚dek·lə′rā·shən]
(computer science)

declaration

In programming, an instruction or statement that defines some type of program element (fields, variables, functions, arrays, etc.), as well as resources. Declarations do not generally create executable code. More often, they describe the structures in the program so that the compiler knows how to deal with them.
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These courses are meant for pupils in the primary school fifth grade to the 9th grade of high school students, who will follow simulation operations of the elections' different stages from the voters' registration through the voting operations till the declaration of the poll results.
With the declaration of the poll schedule, the Model Code of Conduct will come into force with immediate effect, the Election Commission ( EC) said.
Proctor to complain at the declaration of the poll in 1889 that his defeat had been secured 'through rivers of liquor'.

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