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constellation

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1 a number of things considered as a unit
  • the constellation of beliefs, attitudes, and values that serve to define liberalism today

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2 a usually small number of persons considered as a unit
  • the organization invited an impressive constellation of guest speakers

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3 the way in which the elements of something (as a work of art) are arranged
  • there's a constantly shifting constellation of relationships among the characters of the novel

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The first known use of constellation was in the 14th century

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“Constellation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/constellation. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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