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Definition of constituency noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (pl. constituencies) [countable]
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  1. 1a district that elects its own representative to state or federal government Unemployment is high in her constituency.
  2. 2the people who live in and vote in a particular district constituency opinion
  3. 3a particular group of people in society who are likely to support a person, an idea, or a product There is a strong constituency of support for his proposal.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: constituency