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- UK [ˈkɒnstɪˌtjuːt] / US [ˈkɑnstɪˌtut]
Word forms "constitute":
present tense I/you/we/they constitute he/she/it constitutes present participle constituting past tense constituted past participle constituted formal1) [linking verb] if several people or things constitute something, they combine to form it
one of the countries that constitute the European Union2) [linking verb] if something constitutes something else, it is considered to be that thing
This letter does not constitute an offer of employment.
The invasion constitutes a clear violation of our sovereignty.3) [transitive, usually passive] to formally establish an organization, institution, government etc and give it the authority to operate
English dictionary. 2014.