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[kon-sti-too-shuh-nal-i-tee, -tyoo-] /ˌkɒn stɪˌtu ʃəˈnæl ɪ ti, -ˌtyu-/

the quality of being .
accordance with the constitution of a country, state, etc.
the quality or state of being in accord with a constitution

1787, “quality of being in accord with a constitution,” from constitutional (adj.) + -ity.


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