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constitution

noun [C] (LAWS)   /ˌkɑn·stɪˈtu·ʃən/ politics & government
the set of political principles by which a place or organization is governed, or the written document that records it: The first ten amendments to the Constitution of the United States are called the Bill of Rights. US history The Constitution of the United States is a document that establishes the basic rules and laws of the American government.
(Definition of constitution noun (LAWS) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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