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constituency

noun [C] uk   /kənˈstɪt.ju.ən.si/ us  
one of the official areas of a country that elects someone to represent it in a parliament : a rural/urban constituencyVoters and Candidates in elections [+ sing/pl verb] the people who live and can vote in a particular area: He had displeased his constituency by voting against the bill. [+ sing/pl verb] a group of people who support, or are likely to support, a particular person, product, suggestion, etc. : There is a large constituency in favour of income-tax reductions.
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