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constitutes

verb
present tense third-person singular of constitute

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1 to be all the substance of
  • nine players constitute a baseball team

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2 to be responsible for the creation and early operation or use of
  • a fund was constituted to help needy students attend the prep school

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3 to pick (someone) by one's authority for a specific position or duty
  • the legally constituted authorities with jurisdiction in this matter

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4 to put into effect through legislative or authoritative action
  • charged with enforcing such regulations as are constituted by the government

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“Constitutes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/constitutes. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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