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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
constitution /,kɔnsti'tju:ʃn/
  • danh từ
    • hiến pháp
    • thể tạng, thể chất
      • to have a strong constitution: có thể chất khoẻ
      • to have a delicate constitution: có thể chất yếu ớt mảnh khảnh
    • tính tình, tính khí
    • sự thiết lập, sự thành lập, sự tạo thành, sự tổ chức
      • the constitution of a cabinet: sự thành lập một nội các
Concise Dictionary
+law determining the fundamental political principles of a government
+the act of forming something
+the way in which someone or something is composed
+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

Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 [C] the system of laws and basic principles that a state, a country or an organization is governed by: your right to vote under the constitution + According to the constitution ... + to propose a new amendment to the Constitution (= of the US) + the South African Constitution + A two-thirds majority is needed to amend the club's constitution.
2 [C] the condition of a person's body and how healthy it is: to have a healthy / strong / weak constitution
3 [U, C] (formal) the way sth is formed or organized
the genetic constitution of cells
4 [U] (formal) the act of forming sth: He recommended the constitution of a review committee.
Collocation Dictionary

1 laws/rules of a country


federal, state | codified, written
Britain does not have a written constitution.
| unwritten | draft, proposed | interim


draft, draw up, prepare
plans to draft a new constitution
| have | adopt, approve, enact, promulgate, ratify
The new constitution will be adopted next year.
| amend
Parliament will vote to amend the constitution.
| contravene, violate
The president's actions violate the constitution.
| suspend
The constitution was suspended and the army was placed in full control.
| be enshrined in
These principles are enshrined in the country's constitution.


forbid sth, guarantee sth, stipulate sth
The constitution stipulated that a general election must be held within 120 days.


according to/under a/the ~
Under the constitution, an election must be called every five years.
| in a/the ~
These rights are established in the federal constitution.


an amendment to a constitution, a clause in a constitution, the principles of a constitution, the provisions/terms of a constitution

2 ability of the body to stay healthy


good, strong | weak


The child had a weak constitution and was always ill.

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