Translation of "constitute" - English-Spanish dictionary

constitute

verb uk /ˈkɒn.stɪ.tjuːt/

A formal to be or be considered as something

constituir
This latest defeat constitutes a major setback for the Democrats.

to form or make something

constituir
Women constitute about ten percent of Parliament.
The under-18s constitute nearly 25 percent of the town’s population.

(Translation of “constitute” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

constitute

verb /ˈkonstitjuːt/

(formal) to form; to make up; to be

constituir
Nuclear waste constitutes a serious danger.
constitution noun

a set of rules governing an organization; the supreme laws and rights of a country’s people etc

constitución
the Constitution of the United States of America.

physical characteristics, health etc

constitución
He has a strong constitution.
constitutional adjective

legal according to a given constitution

constitucional
The proposed change would not be constitutional.
constitutionally adverb

constitucionalmente
The death penalty is constitutionally legal in the United States.

(Translation of “constitute” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)