enumerated powers

Definition of "enumerated powers"
  1. The rights mentioned explicitly and assigned to the U.S. federal government or restricted for state-level exercise under the U.S. Constitution
How to use "enumerated powers" in a sentence
  1. Enumerated powers ensure a fine balance of control between the federal government and individual states.
  2. Educational regulations mostly fall within the scope of enumerated powers.
  3. The argument scrutinizes the implications of exercising enumerated powers outside the mentioned constitutional boundaries.

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