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constitutional

 [kon″stĭ-too´shun-al]
1. pertaining to the constitution.
2. affecting the whole constitution of the body; not local.
constitutional disease one involving a system of organs or one with widespread symptoms.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

con·sti·tu·tion·al

(kon'sti-tū'shŭn-ăl),
1. Relating to a body's constitution.
2. General; relating to the system as a whole; not local.
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con·sti·tu·tion·al

(kon'sti-tū'shŭn-ăl)
1. Relating to a body's constitution.
2. General; relating to the system as a whole; not local.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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* The presumption of constitutionality dictates that doubt should be resolved in favor of the law; and that the Supreme Court should reconcile the law with the Constitution.
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The SC, last month, voted 11-2 to uphold the constitutionality of the government order and junked the petition for prohibition and mandamus filed by two Boracay workers and a tourist on April 2018.
"The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) as an institution constitutionally mandated to protect the people and secure the state is elated that the Supreme Court, with the Associate Justices voting 9-4, upheld the constitutionality of President Rodrigo Duterte's extension of martial law in Mindanao until December 31, 2019," Arevalo said.
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Mathare MP Anthony Oluoch questioned the constitutionality of the motion moved by Ruiru MP Simon King'ara, saying it would curtail the rights of Kenyans.
Constitutional Judge Osman Kadriu did not want to say whether the new Law on the Use of Languages was constitutional or not, so as not to harm the Court's decision, if an initiative for the review of its constitutionality reaches the Constitutional Court.
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The Islamic Development Department of Malaysia (Jakim) has defended its constitutionality today, after it was questioned by veteran Umno statesman Tan Sri Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah earlier this month.
Last Wednesday, the Constitutional Court raised doubt about the constitutionality of the dissolution decision, launched a procedure of assessing its constitutionality and issued a temporary measure of halting all activities arising from it - the decision to hold elections on 5 June and the election-related activities launched by the State Election Commission.