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Definitions for constituency
kənˈstɪtʃ u ən sicon·stituen·cy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. constituency(noun)

    the body of voters who elect a representative for their area

Wiktionary

  1. constituency(Noun)

    A district represented by one or more elected officials.

    John was elected to parliament from the Bedford constituency.

  2. constituency(Noun)

    The voters within such a district.

  3. constituency(Noun)

    An interest group or fan base.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Constituency(noun)

    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  

British National Corpus

  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

How to pronounce constituency?

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How to say constituency in sign language?

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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. Susan Roberts:

    So, if they only know about the headlines, they’re probably not going to have as positive a view. He won’t have been able to do constituency service, which usually helps incumbents.

  2. Theodore Johnson:

    I think that That Sanders black support this cycle looks a lot like That Sanders black support in 2016. It tends to be geographically dispersed and stem from younger black voters who usually lean to the left on a range of policy issues, i don't want to say that That Sanders has hit a ceiling, but That Sanders seems to have found That Sanders constituency, and it's similar to what it was four years ago. The question is : Can That Sanders increase That Sanders share of the black vote through turnout instead of through converting older black voters ?

  3. Matt Brooks:

    Racism, homophobia, Islamophobia, anti-Semitism, xenophobia and other forms of intolerance have no place in our civil discourse. This is part of my responsibility as a Representative to the diverse constituency I represent. As public officials, we must all recommit ourselves to simultaneously advocating for our communities while fostering a more inclusive, tolerant society. you cannot condemn anti-Semitism and embrace the anti-Semite.

  4. Chris Murphy:

    Without Donald Trump on the ballot, I don't know( if) Donald Trump on the ballot's going to give one crap about helping turnout Donald Trump on the ballot base in Georgia, donald Trump could be doing some just batshit crazy things on or around January 5 that could mobilize the same constituency that came out for Joe Biden on Tuesday.

  5. Sinan Ulgen:

    The AKP never convinced even its own constituency that its policy in Syria was justified from a national interest standpoint, morally, fine. But they are not running an NGO.

Images & Illustrations of constituency

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    the official who holds an office
    • A. proprietary
    • B. ambidextrous
    • C. soft-witted
    • D. incumbent

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