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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Constitutive  \Con"sti*tu`tive\,  a. 
  1.  Tending  or  assisting  to  constitute  or  compose;  elemental; 
  essential. 
 
  An  ingredient  and  constitutive  part  of  every  virtue. 
  --Barrow. 
 
  2.  Having  power  to  enact,  establish,  or  create;  instituting; 
  determining.  --Sir  W.  Hamilton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  constitutive 
  adj  :  constitutional  in  the  structure  of  something  (especially 
  your  physical  makeup)  [syn:  {constituent(a)},  {constitutional}, 
  {constitutive(a)},  {organic}] 




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