constitutional

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Constitutional is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

Pronunciation[change]

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Adjective[change]

Positive
constitutional

Comparative
more constitutional

Superlative
most constitutional

  1. If a law, a right, an action, etc. is constitutional, it is legal within the constitution of the particular country.
    The court ruled that the new law was constitutional and that there was no need for the government to change it.
  2. If something is constitutional it is related to a constitution.
    I think freedom of speech should be a constitutional right for everyone because everyone should have right to speak out.
    The government is planning some constitutional changes.
    American has an elaborate system of constitutional checks and balances.

Noun[change]

Singular
constitutional

Plural
constitutionals

  1. If you take a constitutional, you go for a walk for exercise or health. (old fashioned word)
    He's nearly 80 and still takes a constitutional every morning.

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