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- adv. In a constitutional manner
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In accordance with the constitution or natural disposition of the mind or body; naturally.
- adv. In accordance with the constitution or fundamental law; legally.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In accordance with, by virtue of, or with respect to the natural frame or constitution of mind or body; naturally.
- With a view to the benefit of one's physical constitution.
- In accordance with the constitution or frame of government; according to the political constitution.
- As regards constitution or composition: as, the substances differ both toxicologically and constitutionally.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. according to the constitution
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The present situation constitutionally is more of an incommodious interregnum.
Does this theory mean that Timothy McVeigh was engaged in constitutionally protected conduct as he built his bomb, because the threat of violence is "a deterrent to abusive government behavior"?
Where else would one NOT be allowed to engage in constitutionally protected behavior?
You see, Sucreños are still quite upset with Evo for having blatantly ignored their request to consider moving the capital (which, constitutionally is in Sucre, yet only the judicial branch remains here, the executive and legislative branches having long since moved to La Paz) back to Sucre.
– If a couple accused of killing their 11-year-old daughter by praying instead of seeking medical care goes to trial, the courts will wrongly become entangled in constitutionally protected religious matters, an attorney argued Tuesday.
These comments were not an exercise in constitutionally-protected free speech, but a moment of publicly-recorded hate for certain segments of American citizenry, wrongfully conflating homosexuality with liberal/progressive politics.
Obama actually knew exactly what he was supposed to repeat -- the approximately 35-word constitutionally prescribed oath of office is easy to repeat back if the words are given in the order they were originally written.
DOBBS: And it's worth pointing out, I believe, that constitutionally, that is the responsibility of Congress.
DOBBS: And it's worth pointing out I believe that constitutionally, that is the responsibility of Congress.
Dr Skweyiya said he wanted to know why he had to give five days 'notice when, entitled constitutionally to speak in his mother tongue, he wanted to address Parliament in Zulu.
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