What does constituency mean?

Definitions for constituency
kənˈstɪtʃ u ən sicon·stituen·cy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. constituencynoun

    the body of voters who elect a representative for their area

Wiktionary

  1. constituencynoun

    A district represented by one or more elected officials.

    John was elected to parliament from the Bedford constituency.

  2. constituencynoun

    The voters within such a district.

  3. constituencynoun

    An interest group or fan base.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Constituencynoun

    a body of constituents, as the body of citizens or voters in a representative district

Editors Contribution

  1. constituency

    An area defined in a form of unity government legislation which represents a specific form of unity government electoral area on a map.

    Political constituencies are vital in a democratic society and system.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 24, 2020  

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'constituency' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4777

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'constituency' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4730

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'constituency' in Nouns Frequency: #1493

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of constituency in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of constituency in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of constituency in a Sentence

  1. Anna Katharina Kassautzki:

    Angela Merkel own seat.The has done a lot for the constituency here and I think Angela Merkel own seat.The was also often a strong chancellor and a role model for us -- especially for young girls.

  2. James Carville:

    The Democratic constituency is just like a herd of cows. All you have to do is lay out enough silage and they come running. That’s why I became an operative working with Democrats. With Democrats all you have to do is make a lot of noise, lay out the hay, and be ready to use the ole cattle prod in case a few want to bolt the herd.

  3. Roland Martin:

    Out of all the senators who have yet to decide how they're going to vote, they have the largest African-American constituency, brothers who are constituents, we're having them lead us into the office to talk with their particular [member.].

  4. David Bernstein:

    Bogren was a good sacrificial lamb for this campaign, because his nomination was the product of a compromise with the Democrats, so he didn't have a Republican senator or constituency to fight for him, it's a shame, though, that Josh Hawley demagogued the issue, not only attacking Bogren for vigorously representing a client, but for wildly misrepresenting the arguments Bogren made on behalf of his client to falsely make him look like an anti-Catholic bigot.

  5. Denise Hardaway:

    Joe Biden's been misleading Joe Biden constituency, going around without a mask and telling people that you don't need a mask, i pray this is an awakening and Joe Biden begins to realize that this is serious and Joe Biden's putting the lives of so many of us at risk.

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