Constituency



[kuh n-stich-oo-uh n-see] /kənˈstɪtʃ u ən si/

noun, plural constituencies.
1.
a body of ; the voters or residents in a district represented by an elective officer.
2.
the district itself.
3.
any body of supporters, customers, etc.; clientele.
/kənˈstɪtjʊənsɪ/
noun (pl) -cies
1.
the whole body of voters who elect one representative to a legislature or all the residents represented by one deputy
2.

n.

“body of constituents,” 1806, from constituent + -cy.

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