constitutionalize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1831 to provide with a constitution ; organize along constitutional principles • constitutionalization noun

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  • constitutionalize — (Amer.) v. supply with a constitution; make constitutional; incorporate in a constitution; take a walk for health purposes or to help digestion (also constitutionalise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • constitutionalize — verb 1. provide with a constitution, as of a country The United States were constitutionalized in the late 18th century • Derivationally related forms: ↑constitution • Hypernyms: ↑supply, ↑provide, ↑render, ↑furnish …   Useful english dictionary

  • constitutionalize — constitutionalization, n. /kon sti tooh sheuh nl uyz , tyooh /, v.t., constitutionalized, constitutionalizing. 1. to incorporate in a constitution; make constitutional. 2. to provide a constitution for. Also, esp. Brit., constitutionalise. [1825… …   Universalium

  • constitutionalize — verb a) To incorporate into a constitution b) To provide with a constitution …   Wiktionary

  • constitutionalize — con·sti·tu·tion·al·ize …   English syllables

  • constitutionalize — con•sti•tu•tion•al•ize [[t]ˌkɒn stɪˈtu ʃə nlˌaɪz, ˈtyu [/t]] v. t. ized, iz•ing 1) cvb gov to incorporate in a constitution; make constitutional 2) cvb gov to provide a constitution for • Etymology: 1825–35 con sti•tu tion•al•i•za′tion, n …   From formal English to slang

  • constitutionalized — constitutionalize (Amer.) v. supply with a constitution; make constitutional; incorporate in a constitution; take a walk for health purposes or to help digestion (also constitutionalise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • constitutionalizes — constitutionalize (Amer.) v. supply with a constitution; make constitutional; incorporate in a constitution; take a walk for health purposes or to help digestion (also constitutionalise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • constitutionalizing — constitutionalize (Amer.) v. supply with a constitution; make constitutional; incorporate in a constitution; take a walk for health purposes or to help digestion (also constitutionalise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Section Twenty-five of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms — is the first section under the heading General in the Charter , and like other sections within the General sphere, it aids in the interpretation of rights elsewhere in the Charter . While section 25 is also the Charter section that deals most… …   Wikipedia

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