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extraconstitutional

[ek-struh-kon-sti-too-shuh-nl, ‐tyoo-]
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  1. not authorized by or based on a constitution; beyond the provisions of a constitution.
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  • The whole affair, reasoning of course on the principles of the Vice-President, is extra-constitutional.

    Strictures on Nullification

    Alexander Hill Everett

  • It has been censured as a resort to extra-constitutional measures, not for the sake of public safety, but as a party manuvre.

    Lord Randolph Churchill

    Winston Spencer Churchill

  • Bold and extra-constitutional expedients necessarily grow out of the prevailing violence.

  • But the final strain was evaded by the adoption of the extra-constitutional expedient to which I refer.

    France and the Republic

    William Henry Hurlbert

  • Now they do the same thing, rising against a provisional and extra-constitutional Government.