constructionist definition

  • noun:
    • an individual who construes a legal text or document in a specified method: a strict constructionist.
    • An advocate of constructionism.
    • a person who sets a certain building upon some writing or instrument, for instance the US Constitution.
    • One who puts a particular building upon some writing or tool, as the Constitutions of this US.
    • One who construes or interprets law and/or terms of an agreement, etc.: usually with a limiting adjective.
  • adjective:
    • Of, related to, or advocating constructionism.

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