constitutional monarchy


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constitutional monarchy

n.
A monarchy in which the powers of the ruler are restricted to those granted under the constitution and laws of the nation.

constitutional monarchy

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a monarchy governed according to a constitution that limits and defines the powers of the sovereign. Also called: limited monarchy

constitutional monarchy

a system in which the powers of a monarch are defined and limited by law.
See also: Government
Translations
konstitutionelle Monarchie

constitutional monarchy

nmonarchia costituzionale
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