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addaword.gifdefinition of construal

noun
an interpretation of something such as a law
This construal is consistent with the provisions of the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties.
Submitted by: Martin Ava from Argentina on 31/08/2009 17:48:00
Definition of construal from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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