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a person who construes or interprets, especially laws or the like, in a specific manner: a strict constructionist.

1835–45; construction + -ist

constructionism, noun Unabridged
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constructionist (kənˈstrʌkʃənɪst)
(US) a person who interprets constitutional law in a certain way, esp strictly

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1844, in ref. to the U.S. Constitution, from construction, usually with strict or loose .
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Example sentences
Thus the data alone do not decide between social constructionist and biological views of gender.
Implications of a social constructionist position are considered in relation to ethics.
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