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constituentnoun [C]

uk   /kənˈstɪtʃ.u.ənt/  us   /kənˈstɪtʃ.u.ənt/
  • constituent noun [C] (PERSON)

a voter (= person who can vote) in a particular area of the country: The MP worked hard, always talking to his constituents and listening to their problems.
constituent
adjective [before noun] uk   us  
Let's look at the constituent parts of this sentence.
(Definition of constituent from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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constituentnoun

 us   /kənˈstɪtʃ·u·ənt/
  • constituent noun (PERSON REPRESENTED)

politics & government [C usually pl] a person represented by an elected official: The senator mails a newsletter to his constituents every two months.
  • constituent noun (PART)

[C] one of the parts that a substance or mixture is made of: Oxygen is a constituent of air.
(Definition of constituent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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