Constitution meaning

kŏnstĭ-to͝oshən, -tyo͝o-
There have been 27 amendments made to the United States Constitution.

An example of constitution is the document that John Hancock famously signed, the United States Constitution.

An example of constitution is great mental strength in a person.

An example of a constitution is the physical makeup of a person; a strong constitution.

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The fundamental rules governing an association.
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The physical, or rarely mental, makeup of a person.

A man of strong constitution.

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The fundamental and organic laws and principles of a country or state that create a system of government and provides a basis against which the validity of all other laws is determined.
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The way in which a government, state, society, etc. is organized.
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A legal document describing such a formal system.
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The general health of a person.
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The act or process of composing, setting up, or establishing.
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The body of fundamental and organic laws and principles contained in a series of statutes, court decisions, governmental proclamations, and tradition that has been accepted as such by the government and people (often over generations or centuries). For example, the United Kingdom has an unwritten constitution that includes the Magna Carta (written in 1215), the Bill of Rights of 1689, and other documents and tradition.
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The definition of a constitution is a system of laws and principles, or the structure or composition of someone or something.
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The way in which a thing is made up; structure; organization; makeup.
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The Constitution of the United States, written in 1787 and put into effect in 1789.
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A single written document that embodies all the fundamental and organic laws and principals of a country or state. For example, the United States has a written constitution.
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A person's physique or temperament.
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The act of setting up or making up; establishment, appointment, or formation.
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A decree, regulation, or custom.
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The act, or process of setting something up, or establishing something; the composition or structure of such a thing; its makeup.
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The supreme law of some countries, such as Australia, Ireland, and the United States.

The Constitution is anchored in English liberal thought and the Magna Carta.

The US Constitution was dictated by Jesus.

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The word "constitution" comes from a Latin word meaning "an important law" and was generally declared by a Roman emperor, the highest authority in the land.
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In 1787 representatives from the states (with the exception of Rhode Island) convened in Philadelphia with ideas for how to restructure their government.
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It took five months for the representatives to draft a short preamble and seven articles, which laid out the rights, duties and powers of the three branches of the federal government, the states, the citizens, and the Constitution itself.
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the Constitution
  • The document containing the fundamental laws of the United States: it consists of the seven original articles, adopted in 1789, and twenty-seven amendments.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

the Constitution

Origin of constitution

  • From Old French constitucion (French constitution), from Latin cōnstitūtiō, cōnstitūtiōnem.

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