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con·sti·tu·tion·al·i·ty

 (kŏn′stĭ-to͞o′shə-năl′ĭ-tē, -tyo͞o′-)
n.
Accordance with the provisions or principles of a constitution: The high court will rule on the constitutionality of the new law.
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constitutionality

(ˌkɒnstɪˌtjuːʃəˈnælɪtɪ)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the quality or state of being in accord with a constitution
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con•sti•tu•tion•al•i•ty

(ˌkɒn stɪˌtu ʃəˈnæl ɪ ti, -ˌtyu-)

n.
1. the quality of being constitutional.
2. accordance with the constitution of a country, state, etc.
[1780–90, Amer.]
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Translations
constituţionalitate

constitutionality

[ˌkɒnstɪtjuːsəˈnælɪtɪ] (frm) Nconstitucionalidad f
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constitutionality

[ˌkɒnstɪtjuːʃəˈnælɪti] n [law] → constitutionnalité fconstitutional monarchy nmonarchie f constitutionnelle
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constitutionality

[ˌkɒnstɪˌtjuːʃəˈnælɪtɪ] ncostituzionalità
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