Synonyms for constitutional

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It is the constitutional method of ascertaining the public will.

The only constitutional tax is the tax which ministers to public necessity.

If they were in, they were in with a constitutional challenge.

I'm a constitutional officer that works for my living, and does my work creditable.

We take as our basis, then, the constitutional division of ten tribes.

As a people they do not believe in constitutional agitation.

Not that exactly; but they say that constitutional irritability had much to say to it.

This was largely because the members did not believe it would be constitutional.

It was then believed that such action would be constitutional.

It passed the Senate by 26 votes, a constitutional majority.

WORD ORIGIN

1680s, "pertaining to a person's (physical or mental) constitution," from constitution + -al (1). Meaning "beneficial to bodily constitution" is from 1750. Meaning "authorized or allowed by the political constitution" is from 1765. Constitutional monarchy is recorded from 1801, from French. Related: Constitutionally.

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