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constitutive

1. having power to enact, appoint, or establish
2. Chem (of a physical property) determined by the arrangement of atoms in a molecule rather than by their nature
3. Biochem (of an enzyme) formed continuously, irrespective of the cell's needs
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In recent years, Schmidt and Tomasello, along with Hannes Rakoczy of the University of Gottingen, have conducted several studies with the aim of examining how children use constitutive norms and identifying the point at which they stop thinking of game rules as dictates handed down by powerful authorities and begin thinking of them as something like a mutual social agreement.
Mendoza first attempts to correct his four family members through moral persuasion grounded in the authority of religion, but when this quickly proves ineffective he resorts to violence, behind which lurks the specter of the constitutive violence of his military past.
Norton claims that a very modest set of constitutive values and a refined inductive algorithm are sufficient to account for theory choice, so there is no need for contextual values.
Resistance to erythromycin ([less than or equal to] 15 mm) and clindamycin ([less than or equal to] 15 mm) was recorded as the constitutive [MLS.
In order to write the movement equations the system has to be dismembered in its constitutive parts.
Walter Brueggeman has described the Jewish practice of rhetoric found in what Christians call the Old Testament as constitutive and risky speech that addresses an unsettled dispute with controversial testimony.
Immediately preceding this verse, Paul has lifted up the death and resurrection of Jesus as a constitutive event.
identifies many such constitutive moments and examines the intent of the
The MLEE method used was as previously described (8-10); the electrophoretic mobility of 15 constitutive enzymes was analyzed.
Drugs surely played a constitutive part in its genesis, but if LSD is posited as the essence of an art form, the latter is reduced to a kind of religious art--exactly the reason why the art system overruled psychedelic art as being a form of escapism in the first place.