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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the process or act of establishing, setting up, or constituting; composition.
She has been a member of the council since its constitution ten years ago.A resigning prime minister may not give up his or her duties until the constitution of a new government is complete.
composition, creation, establishment, formation, foundation
similar words:
embodiment, incorporation, initiation, institution, origination
definition 2: that which makes up something, or the way that something is put together or composed.
In order to date the painting, they analyzed the constitution of the paint.
definition 3: the set of basic laws and principles by which a nation, state, or other organization is governed.
These rights are guaranteed by the country's constitution.They were forced to change the club's constitution so that women could be allowed membership.
charter, corpus juris
similar words:
code, common law, law, pandect, rule, statute law
definition 4: (sometimes cap.) the written record of such a set of laws and principles.
The U.S. Constitution was signed by thirty-nine delegates.
charter, corpus juris
similar words:
code, law, pandect, principle, rule, statute law
definition 5: one's physical make-up.
He's always had a strong constitution.
similar words:
condition, health, makeup, physique
definition 6: one's mental character or condition; temperament.
It's just not part of my constitution to complain about small things.
disposition, mettle, nature, temperament
similar words:
character, fettle, spirit
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