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



; kənˈstʃuənsi
plural constituencies
1 (especially British English) [countable] a district that elects its own representative to parliamentUnemployment is high in her constituency.He owns a house in his Darlington constituency.2 [countable + singular or plural verb] the people who live in and vote in a particular districtconstituency opinion3 [countable + singular or plural verb] a particular group of people in society who are likely to support a person, an idea or a productThere is a strong constituency of support for his proposal.