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But it is important that members have this opportunity to speak on the issues that matter to their constituents. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is therefore obvious that foreign economic relations are just one constituent of foreign relations. Inside Perestroika: The Future of the Soviet Economy (1990)He said one of his constituents had been left stunned by the request. The Sun (2014)Focus on the constituent parts and the bigger picture will look after itself. The Sun (2015)And yet none of the constituent parts of his team fit together. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But also take the views of the fans who are the most important constituents of the club. The Sun (2012)The elections are for a constituent assembly which will write a new constitution. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They would do their constituents, the country and their consciences a service by doing so. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But research shows at least 64 per cent of their constituents voted the other way. The Sun (2016)It is an important constituent of hormones including oestrogen, testosterone and the adrenal hormones. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Its constituent parts sometimes lack much in the way of structure or resolution, but are always lively and keenly observed. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The main reason for the small decline seems to be weakness in the price of one constituent of the the price index - furniture. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A constituent assembly would be called to decide whether she would remain within or outside the Commonwealth. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)There is an increasing feeling that MPs say one thing to constituents and something else in Westminster. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Only one in ten constituents of London's leading index failed to make ground. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It serves millions of MPs' constituents across the country. Times, Sunday Times (2012)His mind seems to be on one thing - and it's not the needs of his constituents. The Sun (2016)But political promises are dust, and her Kentish former constituents deserved cheering up in chill economic winds. Times, Sunday Times (2011)One possible explanation for its efficacy is that it contains an acid which closely mirrors one of the constituent elements of DNA. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I saw was a brilliant explanation of the way all science is in fine applicable to the universe and to all of its infinitely diverse constituent parts. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is also said to stabilise membranes and mast cells, two important constituents of the liver, as well as other organs. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This is there to protect the people of this country, our constituents, and the information they provide to us for redress of grievance. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Sonic All Stars does a great job of taking all the best constituent parts of a good karting racer and throwing out all the rubbish bits. The Sun (2012)This means the bacteria cannot digest the waste completely so, instead of just producing carbon dioxide they produce methane, the main constituent of natural gas. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'constituent'
British English: constituent NOUN
A constituent is someone who lives in a particular constituency, especially someone who is able to vote in an election.
He told his constituents that he would continue to represent them to the best of his ability.
British English: constituent ADJECTIVE
The constituent parts of something are the things from which it is formed.
...a plan to split the company into its constituent parts and sell them separately.
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