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constitution

con·sti·tu·tion

constitution

 
 
pronunciation:
kan stih tu shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the system of basic laws that govern a nation, state, or other organization.
Members of the new government wrote a new constitution for the nation.
similar words:
code, law, rule
definition 2: (sometimes capitalized) the written record of the basic laws of a country.
The Constitution of the United States tells the rights of citizens.
similar words:
code, law, principle, rule
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  democracy, government