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constitution

noun
     
Related topics: Medicine, Government, Law
con‧sti‧tu‧tion W2 [countable]
1 also ConstitutionPGSCL a set of basic laws and principles that a country or organization is governed by:
The right to speak freely is written into the Constitution of the United States.
2M your health and your body's ability to fight illness
(have) a strong/good/weak etc constitution
She's got a strong constitution - she'll recover in no time.
3 formal the parts or structure of something
constitution of
What's the chemical constitution of the dye?

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