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constitute

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈkɒnstɪtjuːt/
to be the parts that form something: Economy travellers constitute about 80% of the airline's business.
to be something, or to be considered as something: Giving feedback on individual salespersons always constitutes a challenge for sales management, because it is difficult to obtain a complete picture of a salesperson's performance. This latest development constitutes a major setback for the department. His behaviour could be interpreted as constituting a breach of contract.
to form a company, group, meeting, etc. in a way that is correct and legal: The district administration constituted a committee to review safety procedures. Power is conferred on the board by a majority vote at a properly constituted annual general meeting.
Translations of “constitute”
in Vietnamese tạo thành…
in Spanish constituir…
in Thai ก่อตั้ง…
in Malaysian mengakibatkan…
in French constituer…
in German bilden…
in Chinese (Traditional) 被視作, 是, 被看作,被視爲…
in Indonesian merupakan…
in Russian являться, представлять собой…
in Turkish oluşturmak, teşkil etmek, olmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 被视作, 是, 被看作,被视为…
in Polish stanowić…
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