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Verb1.constitutionalise - incorporate into a constitution, make constitutional; "A woman's right to an abortion was constitutionalized in the 1970's"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
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The eleven reporters of the Venice Commission underline, however, "the risk of tensions between Islam and the principles of pluralism, neutrality and non-discrimination" and recommend to constitutionalise the freedom of worship, and consider Islam as the state religion, rather than religion of Tunisia.
Petersmann, E (1998) 'How to Constitutionalise International Law and Foreign Policy for the Benefit of Civil Society', Michigan Journal of International Law 20, pp 1-30.
If the achievement of John Hume has been to constitutionalise republicanism then an unexpected consequence has been to republicanise a growing proportion of constitutional nationalism.