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Key Words Used in Constitution and Constitutionalism Studies

1. Govern: To direct, control, steer, etc.
2. Governing: The art of directing, controlling, etc.
3. Contract: An agreement.
4. Custom: Habit, established practice.
5. Convention: Recognised social custom.
6. Precisions: Exactness, Accuracy.
7. Tradition: A statement so handed down.
8. Status: Social position, rank, etc.
9. Antiquities: Remains of ancient times.
10. Bye-laws: Laws made outside parliament by subordinate bodies authorised by parliament.
11. Devolution of powers: Transfer of powers.
12. Alliance: League, Agreement, etc.
13. Treaty: Agreement, constitution, etc.
14. Maxim: An essential principle.