Definition of “constitutional” - English Dictionary

“constitutional” in British English

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constitutionaladjective

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

constitutional adjective (LAWS)

C2 allowed by or contained in a constitution:

Such a policy would not be constitutional.
Freedom of speech should be a constitutional right.

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constitutionalnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌkɒn.stɪˈtʃuː.ʃən.əl/ us /ˌkɑːn.stəˈtuː.ʃən.əl/ old-fashioned humorous

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

“constitutional” in American English

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constitutionaladjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˌkɑn·stɪˈtju·ʃə·nəl/

politics & government relating to or following the rules of the US Constitution:

Freedom of speech is a constitutional guarantee in the United States.

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

“constitutional” in Business English

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constitutionaladjective

uk /ˌkɒnstɪˈtjuːʃənəl/ us GOVERNMENT

relating to or allowed by a constitution:

Freedom of speech is a constitutional right.
They argued that such action would not be constitutional.

(Definition of “constitutional” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)