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constitutional

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adjective con·sti·tu·tion·al \-shnəl, -shə-nəl\

Simple Definition of constitutional

  • : of or relating to the system of beliefs and laws that govern a country : of or relating to a constitution

  • : allowed by a country's constitution

  • : of or relating to the health and strength of a person's body

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of constitutional

  1. 1 :  relating to, inherent in, or affecting the constitution of body or mind

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or entering into the fundamental makeup of something :  essential

  3. 3 :  being in accordance with or authorized by the constitution of a state or society <a constitutional government>

  4. 4 :  regulated by or ruling according to a constitution <a constitutional monarchy>

  5. 5 :  of or relating to a constitution <a constitutional crisis>

  6. 6 :  loyal to or supporting an established constitution or form of government

Examples of constitutional in a sentence

  1. the constitutional guarantee of free speech

  2. a constitutional right to vote

  3. Constitutional symptoms of the disease include headache and fever.

  4. He has a constitutional dislike of controversy.



1682

First Known Use of constitutional

1682


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constitutional

noun con·sti·tu·tion·al

Simple Definition of constitutional

  • : a brief walk that you take to improve your health

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of constitutional

  1. :  a walk taken for one's health

Examples of constitutional in a sentence

  1. She's gone out for her morning constitutional.

  2. <went for my evening constitutional in the park>



1829

First Known Use of constitutional

1829



CONSTITUTIONAL Defined for Kids

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constitutional

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adjective con·sti·tu·tion·al \ˌkän-stə-ˈtü-shə-nəl, -ˈtyü-\

Definition of constitutional for Students

  1. 1 :  having to do with a person's physical or mental makeup

  2. 2 :  relating to or in agreement with a constitution (as of a nation) <constitutional rights>




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constitutional

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noun con·sti·tu·tion·al

Definition of constitutional for Students

  1. :  a walk taken to maintain health




Medical Dictionary

constitutional

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noun con·sti·tu·tion·al \-shnəl, -shən-əl\

Medical Definition of constitutional

  1. :  a walk taken for one's health




Law Dictionary

constitutional

adjective con·sti·tu·tion·al

Legal Definition of constitutional

  1. 1 :  consistent with or authorized by the constitution of a state or society <constitutional rights>

  2. 2 :  regulated by, dependent on, or ruling according to a constitution <a constitutional monarchy>

  3. 3 :  of, relating to, or dealing with a constitution or its interpretation, formulation, or amendment <a constitutional convention> <constitutional lawyers>

constitutionally adverb




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