Meaning of “constitutionality” in the English Dictionary

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"constitutionality" in British English

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constitutionalitynoun [ U ]

uk /ˌkɒn.stɪ.tʃuː.ʃənˈæl.ə.ti/ us /ˌkɑːn.stə.tuː.ʃənˈæl.ə.t̬i/ US

the quality of being allowed by or contained in a constitution:

The committee chose to ignore questions of the constitutionality of the Senator's actions.

(Definition of “constitutionality” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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constitutionalitynoun [ U ]

us /ˌkɑn·stɪˌtu·ʃəˈnæl·ɪ·t̬i/

politics & government (esp. of a law) legality based on agreement with a constitution:

The Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of that law.

(Definition of “constitutionality” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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