Definition of constitutionalize in English:

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constitutionalize

Pronunciation: /ˌkänstəˈt(y)o͞oSH(ə)nəˌlīz/

verb

[with object] North American
Make subject to explicit provisions of a country’s constitution: divorce is not constitutionalized
More example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: con·sti·tu·tion·al·ize

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