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constitution

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1 the set of qualities that makes a person, a group of people, or a thing different from others
  • the question of whether violent conflict is part of the constitution of human society

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2 the type of body that a person has
  • that marathon runner is known more for her strong constitution than for her speed

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3 a collection or system of rules of conduct
  • our society's constitution requires that every member in good standing pay yearly dues

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4 a rule of conduct or action laid down by a governing authority and especially a legislature
  • the constitution against murder is universal among civilized societies

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  • higher law
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“Constitution.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/constitution. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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