constitutional

  • 1Constitutional — Con sti*tu tion*al (k[o^]n st[ict]*t[=u] sh[u^]n*al), a. [Cf. F. constitutionnel.] 1. Belonging to, or inherent in, the constitution, or in the structure of body or mind; as, a constitutional infirmity; constitutional ardor or dullness. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2constitutional — con·sti·tu·tion·al adj 1: consistent with or authorized by the constitution of a state or society constitutional rights 2: regulated by, dependent on, or ruling according to a constitution a constitutional monarchy 3: of, relating to, or dealin …

    Law dictionary

  • 3constituţional — CONSTITUŢIONÁL, Ă, constituţionali, e, adj. În conformitate cu constituţia (2) unui stat, prevăzut în constituţie, bazat pe constituţie. ♢ Comisie constituţională = comisie însărcinată cu elaborarea (elabora) textului unei constituţii şi cu… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 4constitutional — con‧sti‧tu‧tion‧al [ˌkɒnstˈtjuːʆnəl ǁ ˌkɑːnstˈtuː ] adjective LAW 1. relating to the constitution: • constitutional reform 2. allowed by the constitution: • The court will decide whether his actions are constitutional. * * * constitutional UK… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 5constitutional — (adj.) 1680s, pertaining to a person s (physical or mental) constitution, from CONSTITUTION (Cf. constitution) + AL (Cf. al) (1). Meaning beneficial to bodily constitution is from 1750 as a noun, a constitutional walk, recorded from 1829,… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6constitutional — [adj1] inherent built in, congenital, deep seated, essential, inborn, inbred, ingrained, innate, intrinsic, natural, organic, vital; concept 549 Ant. contracted, learned constitutional [adj2] provided for by law approved, chartered, democratic,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 7constitutional — [kän΄stə to͞o′shə nəl, kän΄stətyo͞o′shə nəl] adj. 1. of or in the constitution of a person or thing; basic; essential 2. for improving a person s constitution; good for one s health 3. of, in, authorized by, subject to, dependent on, dealing with …

    English World dictionary

  • 8Constitutional — Con sti*tu tion*al, n. A walk or other exercise taken for one s health or constitution. [Colloq.] Thackeray. [1913 Webster] The men trudged diurnal constitutionals along the different roads. Compton Reade. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9Constitutional — (engl., spr. konßtĭtjūschĕnĕl), Spaziergang, gesundheitfördernde Körperbewegung …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 10constitutional — adj *inherent, intrinsic, essential, ingrained Analogous words: congenital, *innate, inborn: *native: natural, normal (see REGULAR): *characteristic, individual, peculiar Antonyms: advenient Contrasted words: * …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 11constitutional — ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to or in accordance with a constitution. 2) relating to a person s physical or mental state. ► NOUN dated ▪ a walk taken regularly to maintain good health. DERIVATIVES constitutionality noun constitutionally adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12constitutional — /kon sti tooh sheuh nl, tyooh /, adj. 1. of or pertaining to the constitution of a state, organization, etc. 2. subject to the provisions of such a constitution: a constitutional monarchy. 3. provided by, in accordance with, or not prohibited by …

    Universalium

  • 13constitutional — con|sti|tu|tion|al1 W3 [ˌkɔnstıˈtju:ʃənəl US ˌka:nstıˈtu: ] adj 1.) officially allowed or limited by the system of rules of a country or organization ▪ a constitutional right to privacy ▪ a constitutional monarchy (=a country ruled by a king or… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14constitutional — con•sti•tu•tion•al [[t]ˌkɒn stɪˈtu ʃə nl, ˈtyu [/t]] adj. 1) gov of or pertaining to the constitution of a state, organization, etc 2) gov subject to the provisions of such a constitution: a constitutional monarchy[/ex] 3) gov provided by, in… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 15constitutional — adj. constitutional to + inf. (it is not constitutional to censor the press) * * * [ˌkɒnstɪ tjuːʃ(ə)nəl] constitutional to + inf. (it is not constitutional to censor the press) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 16constitutional — [[t]kɒ̱nstɪtju͟ːʃən(ə)l, AM tu͟ː [/t]] ♦♦♦ ADJ: usu ADJ n Constitutional means relating to the constitution of a particular country or organization. Political leaders are making no progress in their efforts to resolve the country s constitutional …

    English dictionary

  • 17constitutional — 1 adjective 1 officially allowed or limited by the system of rules of a country or organization: The government can t refuse to hold an election; it s not constitutional. | a constitutional monarchy (=a country ruled by a king or queen whose… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18constitutional — I UK [ˌkɒnstɪˈtjuːʃ(ə)nəl] / US [ˌkɑnstɪˈtuʃ(ə)nəl] adjective ** 1) a) allowed by the constitution of a country or organization Whatever procedure we follow, it must be constitutional. b) [usually before noun] relating to the constitution of a… …

    English dictionary

  • 19constitutional — /kɒnstəˈtjuʃənəl/ (say konstuh tyoohshuhnuhl) adjective 1. belonging to or inherent in a person s constitution of body or mind: a constitutional weakness. 2. beneficial to, or designed to benefit, the bodily constitution: a constitutional walk. 3 …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 20constitutional — I. adjective Date: 1682 1. relating to, inherent in, or affecting the constitution of body or mind 2. of, relating to, or entering into the fundamental makeup of something ; essential 3. being in accordance with or authorized by the constitution… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary