Definition Of constituting


be (a part) of a whole.

single parents constitute a great proportion of the poor

give legal or constitutional form to (an institution); establish by law.

The Tribunal is specially constituted to make such decisions and they did not give rise to a question of law.

Example Of constituting

  • African Americans represent the third racial-ethnic group present in parishes, constituting 2.43 percent of average parish membership.

  • Although important, medications for heart failure constitute only half of the treatment program.

  • At the same time, she says, you cannot erase the fact that immigrants do bring other heritages and cultures into what constitutes America.

  • ‘The series of prints constitutes a well-defined and unified aesthetic whole,’ he says.

  • But, we tell ourselves, getting titles like this into print constitutes an important cultural contribution.

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