Definition of constitutionalize in English:

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Pronunciation: /kɒnstɪˈtjuʃ(ə)n(ə)lʌɪz/
(also constitutionalise)


[with object] North American
Make subject to the provisions of a country’s constitution: divorce is not constitutionalized
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  • Is, therefore, this aspect of the common law to be constitutionalised beyond the reach of Parliament to alter in any respect?
  • They overturn laws passed by legislators, constitutionalize rights not enumerated in the Constitution, even determine the outcome of a presidential election.
  • The only real hope of heading off the judicial drive to constitutionalize homosexual marriage is in the adoption of an amendment to the Constitution.
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