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Constitution of the United States, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishConstitution of the United States, thethe Constitution of the United StatesConstiˌtution of the Uˌnited ˈStates, the (also Constitution)  the highest law of the government of the US, often unofficially called The Constitution. The Constitution was first written at the Constitutional Convention of 1787, and it officially came into use in 1789. It consists of seven articles and 27 amendments (=additions and changes to the original).
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