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package java.lang.reflect;

/**
 
* A common interface for all entities that declare type variables.
 
*
 
* @since 1.5
 
*/

public interface GenericDeclaration extends AnnotatedElement {
    
/**
     
* Returns an array of {@code TypeVariable} objects that
     
* represent the type variables declared by the generic
     
* declaration represented by this {@code GenericDeclaration}
     
* object, in declaration order.
  
Returns an array of length 0 if
     
* the underlying generic declaration declares no type variables.
     
*
     
* @return an array of {@code TypeVariable} objects that represent
     
*the type variables declared by this generic declaration
     
* @throws GenericSignatureFormatError if the generic
     
*signature of this generic declaration does not conform to
     
*the format specified in
     
*<cite>The Java&trade; Virtual Machine Specification</cite>
     
*/

    
public TypeVariable<?>[] getTypeParameters();
}