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con·sti·tu·tion

constitution

 
 
pronunciation:
kan stih tu shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the set of basic laws by which a nation, state, or other organization is governed.
Freedom of speech is guaranteed by the country's constitution.
similar words:
code, law, rule
definition 2: (sometimes capitalized) the written record of such a system.
The Constitution of the United States was signed in 1787.
similar words:
code, law, principle, rule
definition 3: the physical makeup of a person.
He has a strong, healthy constitution.
similar words:
condition, health, makeup
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