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constitute

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Plain form
constitute

Third-person singular
constitutes

Past tense
constituted

Past participle
constituted

Present participle
constituting

Constitute is on the Academic Vocabulary List.
  1. (transitive) If something is being constituted, it is being set up or established.
    Laws appointed and constituted by lawful authority.
  2. (transitive) If A constitutes B, it combines to form C.
    Truth and reason constitute the intellectual gold that defies destruction.

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