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extraconstitutional Syllabification: ex·tra·con·sti·tu·tion·al
Pronunciation: /ˌekstrəˌkänstəˈt(y)o͞oSHənl/

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Definition of extraconstitutional in English:

adjective

Not based on or authorized by a political constitution: the dubious legality of extraconstitutional courts
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  • Although the highest-level leaders may change, often by extraconstitutional means such as military coups, the sustained role of the bureaucracy has ensured a high degree of policy continuity.
  • Besides putting pressure on journalists, the Bonds, Plame, and Rhode Island cases have one crucial element in common: Each is the direct result of the federal government's extraconstitutional prosecutorial power run totally amok.
  • While liberals express outrage at the thought of amending Senate rules, he said, the practice of filibustering nominees ‘is at the very least extraconstitutional, perhaps unconstitutional.’

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