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Definition of 'constitution'


  1. law determining the fundamental political principles of a government
       Synonyms: fundamental law organic law
  2. 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"
       Synonyms: establishment formation organization organisation
  3. the way in which someone or something is composed
       Synonyms: composition makeup
  4. 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 of the United States Navy; it has been rebuilt and is anchored in the Charlestown Navy Yard in Boston
       Synonyms: Old Ironsides

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