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: being in accordance with or authorized by the constitution of a state or society
a constitutional government
: regulated by or ruling according to a constitution
a constitutional monarchy
: of or relating to a constitution
a constitutional crisis
: loyal to or supporting an established constitution or form of government
: a walk taken for one's health
Adjective the constitutional guarantee of free speech a constitutional right to vote Constitutional symptoms of the disease include headache and fever. He has a constitutional dislike of controversy. Noun She's gone out for her morning constitutional. went for my evening constitutional in the park See More
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AdjectiveOhio Physicians for Reproductive Rights and Ohioans for Reproductive Freedom have a goal of placing the constitutional amendment on November ballots. —Fox News, 3 Mar. 2023 In 2015 and 2019, lawmakers placed on the ballot constitutional amendments to increase the exemption. —Dallas News, 2 Mar. 2023 In the 2022 midterm, voters adopted a constitutional amendment to establish at least nine days of early voting in statewide and federal elections. —Kristi Tanner, Detroit Free Press, 1 Mar. 2023 López Obrador's first attempt to pass constitutional amendments to replace the electoral agency failed in December. —Theara Coleman, The Week, 1 Mar. 2023 Connecticut voters approved a constitutional amendment in November that allows for early voting, but the state legislature still needs to set the precise parameters on how long the voting would last before Election Day. —Christopher Keating, Hartford Courant, 28 Feb. 2023 If the latest attempt wins approval in Congress, the constitutional amendment must be ratified by three-fourths of U.S. states. —CBS News, 23 Feb. 2023 Originally serving two-year terms, governors got four-year terms after a 1967 state constitutional amendment. —Tamia Fowlkes, Journal Sentinel, 23 Feb. 2023 Getting rid of the provision would also require a constitutional amendment. —Ralph Chapoco, al, 21 Feb. 2023
NounBalmy breezes and clear blue skies are enveloping the Pharmalot campus, where the official mascot is eagerly awaiting his first constitutional of the day and the short person is sleeping in. —Ed Silverman, STAT, 4 Jan. 2023 Supreme Court justices take two oaths, one judicial, and the other constitutional. —Joanne M. Pierce, The Conversation, 19 Oct. 2020 Now more are on the streets, taking morning constitutionals, pushing strollers or riding bicycles wearing yellow kitchen gloves. —Jason Horowitz, New York Times, 1 May 2020 If your mom loves to listen to music during her daily constitutionals, but is running out of her cache of CDs, a Spotify subscription will be a revelation. —Sara Hendricks, USA TODAY, 17 Apr. 2020 But the Rabbit kept going, disappearing into the mist long before Herr Doktor finished his constitutionals. —Marc Peruzzi, Outside Online, 15 May 2018 Among the dissenting Islamist movements is the Saadet Party, a movement made up of ultraconservatives that in some ways is the intellectual predecessor to the AKP, but whose leadership actively campaigned against the April constitutional changes. —Umar Farooq, latimes.com, 10 May 2017 See More
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