Significado de “constitution” - en el Diccionario Inglés

constitution en inglés británico

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constitutionnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌkɒn.stɪˈtʃuː.ʃən/ us /ˌkɑːn.stəˈtuː.ʃən/

constitution noun [ C ] (LAWS)

C1 the set of political principles by which a state or organization is governed, especially in relation to the rights of the people it governs:

Britain has no written constitution.
the Constitution of the United States
Under (= as part of) the union constitution, a new committee is elected each year.

Más ejemplos

  • Clause 4 of the constitution is thought to be the most important section.
  • Until the constitution is amended, the power to appoint ministers will remain with the president.
  • When he suspended the constitution and dissolved Congress, he had the imprimatur of the armed forces.
  • East and West Germany united under article 23 of the Bonn constitution.
  • The drafting of a new constitution cannot be a monopoly of the white minority regime .

(Definición de constitution del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

constitution en inglés americano

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constitutionnoun

us /ˌkɑn·stɪˈtu·ʃən/

constitution noun (LAWS)

[ C ] politics & government the set of political principles by which a place or organization is governed, or the written document that records it:

The first ten amendments to the Constitution of the United States are called the Bill of Rights.

US history, [ C ] politics & government The Constitution of the United States is a document that establishes the basic rules and laws of the American government.

constitution noun (HEALTH)

[ C usually sing ] a person’s physical condition, esp. as shown by strength and staying well:

a weak constitution

(Definición de constitution del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

constitution en inglés de negocios

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constitutionnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌkɒnstɪˈtjuːʃən/ us

GOVERNMENT a written set of rules by which a country, state, or organization is governed:

the Constitution of the United States
the 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.

(Definición de constitution del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)