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constitution

noun [C]
 
 
/ˌkɒnstɪˈtjuːʃən/
GOVERNMENT a written set of rules by which a country, state, or organization is governed: the Constitution of the United Statesthe constitution requires/prohibits/allows, etc Mexico's constitution guarantees the right of free travel to its citizens.draw up/adopt/amend the constitution Following these changes, it was proposed that the company's constitution be amended.under the constitution Under the union constitution, a new committee must be elected every year.
the way that something is formed from different parts: the constitution of society Several people objected to the constitution of the committee, arguing that women were under-represented.
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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