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constitution

noun [C] uk   /ˌkɒn.stɪˈtjuː.ʃən/  us   /ˌkɑːn.stɪˈtuː-/

constitution noun [C] (LAWS)

C1 the set of political principles by which a state or organization is governed, especially in relation to the rights of the people it governs: Britain has no written constitution. the Constitution of the United States Under (= as part of) the union constitution, a new committee is elected each year.
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constitution noun [C] (HEALTH)

C2 the general state of someone's health: He has a very strong constitution.

constitution noun [C] (PARTS)

how something is made up of different parts: the constitution of a chemical compound
Translations of “constitution”
in Chinese (Traditional) 法律, 憲法, 章程…
in Russian конституция, организм, склад…
in Turkish anayasa, sağlık, sıhhat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 法律, 宪法, 章程…
in Polish konstytucja, zdrowie…
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