constitutionality

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noun con·sti·tu·tion·al·i·ty \-ˌtü-shə-ˈna-lə-tē, -ˌtyü-\

Definition of constitutionality

  1. :  the quality or state of being constitutional; especially :  accordance with the provisions of a constitution questioned the constitutionality of the law

Examples of constitutionality in a sentence

  1. He questions the constitutionality of the proposed law.

1787

First Known Use of constitutionality

1787


CONSTITUTIONALITY Defined for English Language Learners

constitutionality

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noun con·sti·tu·tion·al·i·ty \-ˌtü-shə-ˈna-lə-tē, -ˌtyü-\

Definition of constitutionality for English Language Learners

  • : the state of being allowed by or in agreement with a constitution : the state of being constitutional


Law Dictionary

constitutionality

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noun con·sti·tu·tion·al·i·ty \ˌkän-stə-ˌtü-shə-ˈna-lə-tē, -ˌtyü-\

Legal Definition of constitutionality

  1. :  the quality or state of being constitutional; especially :  conformity with the provisions of a constitution questioned the constitutionality of the income tax



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