Definition of constructionist in English:

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constructionist

Pronunciation: /kənˈstrəkSHənəst/

noun

1 another term for constructivist (see constructivism).
Example sentences
  • His influences range from the Russian constructionists to the Bauhaus movement, and he has been inspired by everything from scrapyards to architecture and coastlines.
  • The adherents of the Bauhaus school and Russian constructionists, riding on the wave of the industrialization of the society, proclaimed the dominance of function.
2US A person who puts a particular construction upon a legal document, especially the US Constitution.
Example sentences
  • Strict constructionists like the Senator might think not.
  • Strict constructionists lie when they claim that if a right is not in the Constitution it doesn't exist.
  • Strict constructionists believe that government policy making should be left to the Executive and Legislative branches of government.

Words that rhyme with constructionist

percussionist

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Syllabification: con·struc·tion·ist

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