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 for constitutional law
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Constitutional \Con`sti*tu"tion*al\
     (k[o^]n`st[i^]*t[=u]"sh[u^]n*al), a. [Cf. F.
     constitutionnel.]
     1. Belonging to, or inherent in, the constitution, or in the
        structure of body or mind; as, a constitutional infirmity;
        constitutional ardor or dullness.
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     2. In accordance with, or authorized by, the constitution of
        a state or a society; as, constitutional reforms.
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     3. Regulated by, dependent on, or secured by, a constitution;
        as, constitutional government; constitutional rights.
        --Hallam.
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     4. Relating to a constitution, or establishment form of
        government; as, a constitutional risis.
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              The anient constitutional traditions of the state.
                                                    --Macaulay.
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     5. For the benefit or one's constitution or health; as, a
        constitutional walk. [Colloq.]
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     Constitutional law, law that relates to the constitution,
        as a permanent system of political and juridical
        government, as distinguished from statutory and common
        law, which relate to matters subordinate to such
        constitution.
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