constitutive


constitutive
constitutive [kän′stə to͞ot΄iv, kän′stətyo͞ot΄iv; kən stich′o͞o tiv΄]
adj.
[LL constitutivus: see CONSTITUTE]
1. having power to establish, appoint, or enact
2. making a thing what it is; basic
3. forming a part (of); constituent; component
constitutively
adv.

English World dictionary. . 2014.