Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: adjective

Definitions: (adjective) If something is constitutional it is related to the fundamental laws of a country. (adjective) If a law, a right, an action, etc. is constitutional, it is legal in that particular country.

Examples: (adjective) The government is planning some constitutional changes. (adjective) I think freedom of speech should be a constitutional right for everyone because everyone should be able to have their voice heard. (adjective) The court ruled that the new law was constitutional and that there was no need for the government to change it.

Synonyms: adjectives: acceptable, legal. democratic, legal.

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