Feb
24
2014

constitute

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

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transitive verb
definition 1:  to form or compose.
example:  Seven days constitute a week.
example:  Two atoms of hydrogen and one of oxygen constitute the water molecule.
example:  Do these two paragraphs constitute your entire essay?

definition 2:  to be equal to or amount to.
example:  Providing false information on this document constitutes fraud.
example:  One dried-out piece of toast does not constitute a decent breakfast, in my opinion.


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