[ 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 ?
[ noun ] the act of forming something
"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 .
[ 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