Baretti: A dictionary of the English and Italian languages
Dichiará-re, v. a.
1. to declare, make known, explain; 2. to declare by a public act. — la guerra, to declare war; 3. to nominate, elect, acknowledge as; 4. to give sentence; v. r. to declare, open one's mind; s. m. Dichiará-tóre, f. Dichiará-tríce;adj. Dichiará-nte.
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