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The U.S. Constitution (including its Amendments) is made up of hundreds of clauses. Some of the clauses are more important than others; the scope, meaning, and effect of which are the subject of widespread debate. For convenience, these clauses are given names by which they may be referred.

The following includes some of the more important clauses:

[Last updated in August of 2022 by the Wex Definitions Team]