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It is understood that the constituency party will remain suspended until a review next spring. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The money had gone to his constituency party and not the national headquarters, he said. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And do his actions make him a suitable person to represent all the people in his constituency? The Sun (2009)MPs should use the extra time to devote themselves to becoming better constituency representatives. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The last thing they want to do is to upset this particular constituency. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She now has to explain her housing claims to her constituency party. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He should listen to the people of this constituency and he has got a lot to listen to. Times, Sunday Times (2012)What else are we to make of the evocation of a common sense that has a constituency of one? Tenured Radicals: How Politics Has Corrupted Higher Education (1990)Its natural constituency no longer exists. Times, Sunday Times (2015)These departments are supported by powerful constituencies, so they survived. Peril and Promise: A Commentary on America (1990)The constituency is one of the great strengths of the British political system. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Because he was sending messages to a particular constituency, not actually leading. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Why do people from other constituencies trek to see Warner? Times, Sunday Times (2015)Taxi drivers were a natural constituency of hers, and she was frequently recognised by them. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We are supposed to stand up for tens of thousands of people in our constituencies and help them tackle some of their problems. The Sun (2013)Sitting for a relatively prosperous rural constituency, political activism was a personal choice rather than a political necessity. THE GUARDSMEN (2004)I wonder if the fact that we have become a political constituency and force has caused us to lose sight of the main thing. Christianity Today (2000)Can the most powerful economic and political constituency swallow the relegation of Milan's airport? Times, Sunday Times (2008)This should appease the select committee, where all but one MP represent constituencies outside the capital. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'constituency'
British English: constituency /kənˈstɪtjʊənsɪ/ NOUN
A constituency is an area, and the people who live in it. In an election, the people in the constituency choose one person for the government.
Voters in 17 constituencies are voting today.
- American English: constituency
- Arabic: دَائِرَة اِنْتِخَابِيَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: eleitorado
- Chinese: 选区
- Croatian: izborni okrug
- Czech: volební obvod
- Danish: valgkreds
- Dutch: kiesdistrict
- European Spanish: circunscripción electoral
- Finnish: vaalipiiri
- French: circonscription
- German: Wahlbezirk
- Greek: εκλογική περιφέρεια
- Italian: circoscrizione elettorale
- Japanese: 選挙区
- Korean: 선거구
- Norwegian: valgkrets
- Polish: okręg wyborczy
- European Portuguese: eleitorado
- Romanian: circumscripțieelectorală
- Russian: электорат
- Spanish: circunscripción electoral
- Swedish: valkrets
- Thai: เขตเลือกตั้ง
- Turkish: seçmen bölgesi
- Ukrainian: виборчий округ
- Vietnamese: khu vực bầu cử
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