constitution has definitions from the fields of law,writing,nautical,military,transportation
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[ noun ] (law,writing) law determining the fundamental political principles of a government

Used in print

(Tristram P. Coffin, "Folklore in the American Twentieth...)

Abraham_Lincoln emerged as an incarnation of the national Constitution .

(Edward P. Lawton, "Northern Liberals and Southern...)

And if he is so scornful of the rights of states , why not advocate a different sort of constitution that he could more sincerely support ?

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[ noun ] the act of forming something

Examples

"the constitution of a PTA group last year" "it was the establishment of his reputation" "he still remembers the organization of the club"

Used in print

(A.L. Kroeber, "Semantic Contribution of Lexicostatistic...)

I would propose , next , as the prime requirement for constitution of new basic lists , items whose forms show as high an empirical retention rate as possible .

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[ noun ] (nautical,military,transportation) United States 44-gun frigate that was one of the first three naval ships built by the United States; it won brilliant victories over British frigates during the War of 1812 and is the most famous ship in the history of the United States Navy

Synonyms

old_ironsides

Related terms

frigate

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[ noun ] the way in which someone or something is composed

Synonyms

composition makeup

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