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"constitutionally" in British English

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constitutionallyadverb

uk   /ˌkɒn.stɪˈtjuː.ʃən.əl.i/  us   /ˌkɑːn.stɪˈtuː-/
  • constitutionally adverb (LAWS)

according to the ​rules in a ​constitution: There was some ​doubt as to whether the ​government were ​behaving constitutionally.
  • constitutionally adverb (HEALTH)

in a way that ​relates to or is ​caused by ​yourgeneralhealth or ​yourcharacter: constitutionally ​weakhumorous She ​seems constitutionally ​unable to make ​decisions.
(Definition of constitutionally from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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constitutionallyadverb [not gradable]

 us   /ˌkɑn·stɪˈtu·ʃə·nəl·i/
politics & government according to the ​rules in a ​constitution: constitutionally ​protectedrights
(Definition of constitutionally from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “constitutionally”
in Chinese (Simplified) 法律, 按照宪法, 依照章程…
in Chinese (Traditional) 法律, 按照憲法, 依照章程…
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