US: /ˈkɑnstəˌtut/
UK: /kˈɒnstɪtjˌuːt/

English Vietnamese dictionary

constitute /'kɔnstitju:t/
  • ngoại động từ
    • cấu tạo, tạo thành
      • to constitute someone's happiness: tạo hạnh phúc cho ai
      • twelve months constitute a years: mười hai tháng (tạo) thành một năm
    • thiết lập, thành lập
      • to constitute a tribunal: thiết lập toà án
    • chỉ đinh, uỷ nhiệm
      • to constitute someone arbitrator: uỷ nhiệm ai làm trọng tải
      • they constituted him president: ông ta được chỉ đinh làm chủ tịch
    • to be strongly constituted
      • khoẻ, có thể chất khoẻ

Advanced English dictionary

+ verb (written)
1 linking verb [V-N] (not used in the progressive tenses) to be considered to be sth: Does such an activity constitute a criminal offence? + The increase in racial tension constitutes a threat to our society. + His action was interpreted as constituting a threat to the community.
2 linking verb [V-N] (not used in the progressive tenses) to be the parts that together form sth
Synonym: MAKE UP
Female workers constitute the majority of the labour force. - COMPRISE
3 [VN] [usually passive] to form a group legally or officially: The committee was constituted in 1974 by an Act of Parliament.

Concise English dictionary

+form or compose
+create and charge with a task or function
+to compose or represent:"This wall forms the background of the stage setting"
+set up or lay the groundwork for