Definition of “constitutionally” - English Dictionary

“constitutionally” in British English

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constitutionallyadverb

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

constitutionally adverb (LAWS)

according to the rules in a constitution:

There was some doubt as to whether the government were behaving constitutionally.

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

“constitutionally” in American English

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constitutionallyadverb [ not gradable ]

us /ˌkɑn·stɪˈtu·ʃə·nəl·i/

politics & government according to the rules in a constitution:

constitutionally protected rights

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

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