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Definition of Constitution, United States

A document that embodies the fundamental laws and principles by which the United States is governed. It was drafted by the Constitutional Convention and later supplemented by the Bill of Rights and other amendments. (See Preamble to the Constitution.)

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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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