Constitutionalism
Constitutionalism Con`sti*tu"tion*al*ism (k[o^]n`st[ict]*t[=u]"sh[u^]n*al*[i^]z'm), n. The theory, principles, or authority of constitutional government; attachment or adherence to a constitution or constitutional government. --Carlyle. [1913 Webster]

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  • constitutionalism — 1832, constitutional system of government; occasionally also constitutionality; from CONSTITUTIONAL (Cf. constitutional) + ISM (Cf. ism) …   Etymology dictionary

  • constitutionalism — [kän΄stə to͞o′shə nəl iz΄əm, kän΄stə tyo͞o′shə nəl iz΄əm] n. 1. government according to a constitution 2. adherence to constitutional principles or government constitutionalist n …   English World dictionary

  • Constitutionalism — Constitutionalist redirects here. For parties called Constitutionalist see Constitution Party. Constitutionalism has a variety of meanings. Most generally, it is a complex of ideas, attitudes, and patterns of behavior elaborating the principle… …   Wikipedia

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  • constitutionalism — noun Date: 1832 adherence to or government according to constitutional principles; also a constitutional system of government • constitutionalist noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • constitutionalism — /kon sti tooh sheuh nl iz euhm, tyooh /, n. 1. the principles of constitutional government or adherence to them. 2. constitutional rule or authority. [1825 35; CONSTITUTIONAL + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • constitutionalism — noun Philosophical belief in government under a written constitution …   Wiktionary

  • constitutionalism — con|sti|tu|tion|al|is|m [ˌkɔnstıˈtju:ʃənəlızəm US ˌka:nstıˈtu: ] n [U] the belief that a government should be based on a constitution >constitutionalist n …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • constitutionalism — con|sti|tu|tion|al|ism [ ,kanstı tjuʃnəl,ızəm ] noun uncount support for a system of government that operates according to a CONSTITUTION …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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