constitution

written or unwritten system of principles that describe the fundamental legal and political structures of a political state

Constitution

[Amendment No. 17] The Constitution (Amendment No. 17) Act, 1931 (No. 37/1931) was introduced by the Cumann na nGaedheal government of Ireland led by W. T. Cosgrave during a period of intense Irish republican activity, the Act established a military tribunal with power to deal with political crimes and to impose the death penalty. It empowe...
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constitution

[Noun] The laws of a country or the rules of an organisation, such as a club.
Example: The members had a special meeting to decide on the constitution of the new cricket club.
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constitution

Body of fundamental (basic) laws of a state, laying down the system of government and defining the relations of the executive (administration), legislature (law-making body), and judiciary...
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constitution

The description of the identity and connectivity (and corresponding bond multiplicities) of the atoms in a molecular entity (omitting any distinction from their spatial arrangement).
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Constitution

Con`sti·tu'tion noun [ French constitution , Latin constitute .] 1. The act or process of constituting; the action of enacting, establishing, or appointing; enactment; establishment; formation. 2. The state of being; that form of being, or structure and connection of part...
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constitution

1. The physical makeup of a body, including the mode of performance of its functions, the activity of its metabolic processes, the manner and degree of its reactions to stimuli, and its power of resistance to the attack of pathogenic organisms. ... 2. In chemistry, the number and kind of atoms in the molecule and the relation they bear to each othe...
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Constitution

Old Ironsides noun 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 without doubt the most famous ship in the history...
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constitution

(kon″stĭ-too´shәn) the make-up or functional habit of the body, determined by the genetic, biochemical, and physiologic endowment of the individual, and modified in great measure by environmental factors. in chemistry, the atoms making up a molecule and the way they are linked, the propert...
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Constitution

• (n.) The aggregate of all one`s inherited physical qualities; the aggregate of the vital powers of an individual, with reference to ability to endure hardship, resist disease, etc.; as, a robust constitution. • (n.) The act or process of constituting; the action of enacting, establishing, or appointing; enactment; establishment; formati...
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Constitution

(from the article `McGill, Ralph`) crusading American journalist whose editorials in the Atlanta Constitution had a profound influence on social change in the southern United States. ...
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Constitution

(from the article `Mackenzie, William Lyon`) Mackenzie then began seriously to consider rebellion, and he founded a more radical news paper, the Constitution, in which he supported ideas of ...
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Constitution

warship renowned in American history. One of the first frigates built for the U.S. Navy, it was launched in Boston, Massachusetts, on October 21, ... [1 related articles]
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constitution

the body of doctrines and practices that form the fundamental organizing principle of a political state. In some cases, such as the United States, ... [49 related articles]
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Constitution

[corporate] A constitution is the set of regulations which govern the conduct of non-political entities, whether incorporated or not. Such entities include corporations and voluntary associations. ...
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constitution

The fundamental rules and principles by which a state is organized.
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constitution

constitution, fundamental principles of government in a nation, either implied in its laws, institutions, and customs, or embodied in one fundamental document or in several. In the first category—customary and unwritten constitutions—is the British constitution, which is contained implic...
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Constitution

Constitution, U.S. 44-gun frigate, nicknamed Old Ironsides. It is perhaps the most famous vessel in the history of the U.S. navy. Authorized by Congress in 1794, the ship was launched in 1797 and was commissioned and put to sea in 1798 in the undeclared naval war with the French. It participated in ...
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Constitution

(Ger. Konstitution) In Husserl: 1. Broader sense: Intentionality in its character as producing, on the one hand, intentionally identical and different objects of consciousness with more or less determinate objective senses and, on the other hand, more or less abiding ego-habitudes (see Habit) is said to be 'constitutive'; its products, 'constitute....
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Constitution

The fundamental law of the state, containing the principles upon which the government is founded and regulating the divisions of the sovereign powers, directing to what persons each of these powers is to be confided and the manner it is to be exercised. E.g., the Constitution of the United States.
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Constitution

A constitution is the fundamental law of a state, whether it be a written instrument of a certain date, as that of the United States of America, or an aggregate of laws and usages which have been formed in the course of ages, like the English constitution. The ideal constitution is that established by a free sovereign people for their own regulatio...
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constitution

Type: Term Pronunciation: kon′sti-tū′shŭn Definitions: 1. The physical makeup of a body, including the mode of performance of its functions, the activity of its metabolic processes, the manner and degree of its reactions to stimuli, and its power of resistance to the attack of pathogenic organisms or other disease processes. 2...
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constitution

Body of fundamental (basic) laws of a state, laying down the system of government and defining the relations of the executive (administration), legislature (law-making body), and judiciary (courts) to each other and to the citizens. Since the French Revolution (1789–1799) almost all countries (the UK is an exception) have adopted written c...
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Constitution

See EU Constitution.
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Constitution

[solitaire] A grapheme is a fundamental unit in a written language. ...
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