Definition of 'constitutional'
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The affair became a national scandal and a constitutional crisis. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The Italians are facing a rather boring referendum about constitutional reform. The Sun (2016)Italian government bond yields have doubled over the past three months ahead of Sunday's referendum on constitutional change. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Constitutional law would be reviewed to see if Stockholm should have more powers to safeguard national interests, she added. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A defeat for the Government could have delayed Brexit for months and caused a constitutional crisis. The Sun (2017)Scotland voted to stay in the EU and it is highly unlikely that such approval would be forthcoming, potentially triggering a constitutional crisis. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Yesterday the constitutional court threw out the second report. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The second point is that constitutional reforms impact on each other. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This raises a matter of constitutional importance. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The square is a focal point for the protesters calling for full democracy and a constitutional monarchy. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The subject was democracy and constitutional law. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They are a central part of the present constitutional crisis. After Thatcher (1989)It was not that constitutional change was impossible. Democracy and its Critics - Anglo-American democratic thought in the nineteenth century (1989)There is no constitutional right not to be offended. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Individuals who have carried their complaints to the constitutional court will be disappointed. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But this is an age and time when there is not constitutional monarchy. Christianity Today (2000)The government is trying to change the law via the constitutional reform bill. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It would cause a constitutional crisis if she refused. The Sun (2013)It could prove a terrible advertisement for this constitutional change. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The challenge raised complex issues of constitutional law. America Past and Present (1995)He has talked big on some rather small changes of a constitutional nature. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Its constitutional court could be used to challenge any further cash being set aside for rescuing other countries. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In a constitutional monarchy the only real powers wielded by members of the royal family are through personification or example. Times, Sunday Times (2014)For the first time since the suffragettes, constitutional reform has become a popular issue. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Avoiding the promotion of political and constitutional reform on the basis of short-term expediency is imperative. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I refuse to see the proliferation of minor parties as a constitutional crisis. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Our cases usually come from the Court of Appeal and are of constitutional or general importance. Times, Sunday Times (2015)That, as they say, is your constitutional right. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The inscription on the stone, shown below, notes the political and constitutional importance of the case. America Past and Present (1995)Indeed, by reporting such matters the press fulfils its important watchdog role, ensuring the public has the information it has a constitutional right to receive. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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British English: constitutional ADJECTIVE
Constitutional means relating to the constitution of a particular country or organization.
The issue is one of constitutional and civil rights.
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