Definition of constituency noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

      

    constituency

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//kənˈstɪtjuənsi//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//kənˈstʃuənsi//
     
    (pl. constituencies)
     
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  1. 1(especially British English) [countable] a district that elects its own representative to parliament Unemployment is high in her constituency. He owns a house in his Darlington constituency. Wordfindercandidate, constituency, contest, democracy, election, majority, manifesto, poll, referendum, swing vote
  2. 2[countable + singular or plural verb] the people who live in and vote in a particular district constituency opinion
  3. 3[countable + singular or plural verb] a 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 American Dictionary entry: constituency