Constitutional democracy


a system of government based on popular sovereignty in which the structures, powers, and limits of government are set forth in a constitution
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  • Constitutionality

    [kon-sti-too-shuh-nal-i-tee, -tyoo-] /ˌkɒn stɪˌtu ʃəˈnæl ɪ ti, -ˌtyu-/ noun 1. the quality of being . 2. accordance with the constitution of a country, state, etc. /ˌkɒnstɪˌtjuːʃəˈnælɪtɪ/ noun 1. the quality or state of being in accord with a constitution n. 1787, “quality of being in accord with a constitution,” from constitutional (adj.) + -ity.

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    [kon-sti-too-shuh-nl-ahyz, -tyoo-] /ˌkɒn stɪˈtu ʃə nlˌaɪz, -ˈtyu-/ verb (used with object), constitutionalized, constitutionalizing. 1. to incorporate in a ; make . 2. to provide a constitution for.

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