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Noun: constitution  ,kón-sti't(y)oo-shun
  1. (law) law determining the fundamental political principles of a government
    - fundamental law, organic law
  2. The act of forming or establishing something
    "the constitution of a PTA group last year";
    - establishment, formation, organization, organisation [Brit]
  3. The way in which someone or something is composed
    - composition, physical composition, makeup, make-up
Noun: Constitution
  1. A United States 44-gun frigate that was one of the first three naval ships built by the United States; it won brilliant victories over British frigates during the War of 1812 and is without doubt the most famous ship in the history of the United States Navy; it has been rebuilt and is anchored in the Charlestown Navy Yard in Boston
    - USS Constitution, Old Ironsides
  2. (law) the constitution written at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787 and subsequently ratified by the original thirteen states
    - United States Constitution, U.S. Constitution, US Constitution, Constitution of the United States

Derived forms: constitutions

Type of: beginning, commencement, law, property, sailing warship, start

Encyclopedia: Constitution, Thailand