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verb formal constitute pronunciation in American English /ˈkɑnstɪˌtut/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyconstitute
he/she/itconstitutes
present participleconstituting
past tenseconstituted
past participleconstituted
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  1. 1
    [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.
  2. 2
    [linking verb] if several people or things constitute something, they combine to form it
    one of the countries that constitute the European Union

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