Definition of constitutional adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌkɒnstɪˈtjuːʃənl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌkɑːnstəˈtuːʃənl//
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  1. 1[only before noun] connected with the constitution of a country or an organization constitutional government/reform a constitutional amendment
  2. 2allowed or limited by the constitution of a country or an organization They can't pass this law. It's not constitutional. constitutional rights a constitutional monarchy (= a country with a king or queen whose power is controlled by a set of laws and basic principles) opposite unconstitutional
  3. 3[usually before noun] related to the body’s ability to stay healthy, be strong and fight illness constitutional remedies
  4. Extra examples She had long advocated constitutional reform. They can’t pass this law. It’s not constitutional. a constitutional monarchy
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: constitutional