Meaning of “constituent” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “constituent” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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.

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