constituir


constituir
v.
1 to make up.
2 to be.
constituye una falta grave it is o constitutes a serious misdemeanor
no creo que constituya ningún obstáculo I don't think it constitutes an obstacle, I don't see it as an obstacle
3 to set up, to constitute.
Ellos constituyeron un club They constituted a club.
Ellos constituyen leyes They establish laws.
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constituir
Conjugation model [HUIR], like {{link=huir}}huir
verbo transitivo
1 (formar) to comprise, make up, constitute
el sol y los planetas constituyen el sistema solar the solar system is made up of the sun and the planets
2 (ser) to be, constitute
eso constituye un inconveniente that's a drawback
3 (crear) to create, set up, establish
Carlos V constituyó un imperio Charles V built an empire
verbo pronominal constituirse
1 to set oneself up as, become
el general se constituyó en jefe del Estado the general became Head of State
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verb
1) to constitute
2) set up
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1. VT frm
1) (=crear, fundar) [+ comité, asamblea] to set up, constitute frm; [+ empresa] to set up

constituyeron una comisión de investigación — a committee of inquiry was set up o frm constituted

constituyeron la empresa entre tres socios — the company was set up by three partners

2) (=estar formado por) to make up, constitute

el comité lo constituyen 12 miembros — the committee is made up o composed of 12 members, the committee comprises 12 members

estar constituido por — to be made up of, be composed of, comprise

3) (=representar) to constitute frm

la pesca constituye la principal riqueza de la región — fishing represents o frm constitutes the region's main source of wealth

una llamada anónima no constituye delito — making an anonymous call does not constitute a crime frm

para mí constituye un gran honor — this represents a great honour for me

eso no constituye ninguna molestia — that is no inconvenience at all

los Beatles pronto llegaron a constituir una leyenda — the Beatles soon became a legend

4) (=nombrar)

constituyeron la nación en república — the country was made a republic

lo constituyó en heredero de su imperio — she designated him heir to her empire

constituir a algn en árbitro — to appoint sb as arbitrator

2.
See:
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1.
verbo transitivo (frml)
a) (componer, formar) to make up, constitute (frml)
b) (ser, representar) to represent, constitute (frml)

esta acción no constituye delito — this action does not constitute a crime

recibir este premio constituye un honor para mí — I am very honored to receive this award

esto constituye una excepción — this is an exception

c) (crear) <comisión/compañía> to set up, establish
d) (nombrar) to name
2.
constituirse v pron (frml)
a) (erigirse)

constituirse en algo — to become something

b) (reunirse)

constituirse en algo — en asamblea/consejo to form something, form oneself into something

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= constitute, fall into, make up, populate, fall under.
Ex. One of the most obvious of the limitations of this approach is that it is difficult to decide what constitutes a separate work.
Ex. Certain words may fall into a short list of 35 common words such as analysis, which do not give rise to inversion within the cross-reference.
Ex. Each volume is make up of several issues which appear in the next lower level.
Ex. One way librarians can add value is by carefully selecting, evaluating, and describing the resources that populate their Internet collections.
Ex. It is the type of compound that is of primary importance to researchers in chemistry, not the total sum of individual compounds that fall under it.
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* constituir como sociedad = incorporate.
* constituir la base = form + the foundation.
* constituir la base de = form + the basis of.
* constituir la culminación de Algo = represent + the culmination of.
* constituirse en nación = evolve into + nationhood.
* constituir un obstáculo = constitute + an obstacle.
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1.
verbo transitivo (frml)
a) (componer, formar) to make up, constitute (frml)
b) (ser, representar) to represent, constitute (frml)

esta acción no constituye delito — this action does not constitute a crime

recibir este premio constituye un honor para mí — I am very honored to receive this award

esto constituye una excepción — this is an exception

c) (crear) <comisión/compañía> to set up, establish
d) (nombrar) to name
2.
constituirse v pron (frml)
a) (erigirse)

constituirse en algo — to become something

b) (reunirse)

constituirse en algo — en asamblea/consejo to form something, form oneself into something

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= constitute, fall into, make up, populate, fall under.

Ex: One of the most obvious of the limitations of this approach is that it is difficult to decide what constitutes a separate work.

Ex: Certain words may fall into a short list of 35 common words such as analysis, which do not give rise to inversion within the cross-reference.
Ex: Each volume is make up of several issues which appear in the next lower level.
Ex: One way librarians can add value is by carefully selecting, evaluating, and describing the resources that populate their Internet collections.
Ex: It is the type of compound that is of primary importance to researchers in chemistry, not the total sum of individual compounds that fall under it.
* constituir como sociedad = incorporate.
* constituir la base = form + the foundation.
* constituir la base de = form + the basis of.
* constituir la culminación de Algo = represent + the culmination of.
* constituirse en nación = evolve into + nationhood.
* constituir un obstáculo = constitute + an obstacle.

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constituir [I20 ]
vt
(frml)
1 (componer, formar) to make up
el consejo está constituido por siete miembros the board is made up of seven members
las personas que constituyen el jurado the people who make up o form o (frml) constitute the jury
2 (ser, representar) to represent, constitute (frml)
eso no constituye un impedimento that does not represent o constitute an obstacle
esta acción no constituye delito this action does not constitute a crime
recibir este premio constituye un honor para mí I am very honored to receive this award, I deem it an honor to receive this award (frml)
esto constituye una excepción this is an exception
3 (crear) ‹comisión/organismo/compañía› to set up, establish, constitute (frml)
4 (nombrar) to name
lo constituyó heredero universal she named him as her sole heir, she made him her sole heir
constituirse
v pron
(frml)
1 (erigirse) constituirse EN algo to become sth
la región se constituyó en una nación independiente the region became an independent nation
2 (reunirse) constituirse EN algo to form sth, form oneself INTO sth
los trabajadores acordaron constituirse en asamblea permanente the workers agreed to form a permanent assembly
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constituir (conjugate constituir) verbo transitivo (frml)
a) (componer, formar) to make up, constitute (frml)

b) (ser, representar) to represent, constitute (frml);

esta acción no constituye delito this action does not constitute a crime

c) (crear) ‹comisión/compañíato set up, establish

constituir verbo transitivo
1 (formar) to constitute
2 (representar) to represent
3 (fundar) to constitute, set up
'constituir' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
componer
English:
comprise
- constitute
- form
- incorporate
- represent
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constituir
vt
1. [componer] to make up;
estas cinco secciones constituyen el primer capítulo these five sections make up the first chapter;
la junta directiva está constituida por cinco miembros the board of directors has five members
2. [ser] to be, to constitute;
constituye una falta grave it is o constitutes a serious misdemeanour;
no creo que constituya ningún obstáculo I don't think it constitutes an obstacle, I don't see it as an obstacle
3. [crear] to set up, to constitute
See also the pronominal verb constituirse
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constituir
v/t
1 constitute, make up
2 empresa, organismo set up
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constituir {41} vt
1) formar: to constitute, to make up, to form
2) fundar: to establish, to set up
See also the reflexive verb constituirse

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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  • constituir — (v) (Básico) formar, componer o crear algo nuevo uniendo las partes o elementos Ejemplos: El arroz, los mariscos y las verduras constituyen los ingredientes fundamentales de la paella. En el pasado la burguesía constituía la clase media.… …   Español Extremo Basic and Intermediate

  • constituir — transitivo 1) formar, componer, integrar. ≠ descomponer, desordenar. 2) fundar, erigir, ordenar, establecer, instituir. * * * …   Diccionario de sinónimos y antónimos


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