constituent

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Pronunciation[change]

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Adjective[change]

Positive
constituent

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. If something is constituent, it is being part of a whole.
  2. If someone is constituent, they are given permission to make a constitution.

Noun[change]

Singular
constituent

Plural
constituents

  1. (countable) A constituent is a part of a whole.
  2. (countable) A constituent is a resident of a place of an elected official.
    The governor is popular among his constituents. He will likely win the election this year.
  3. (grammar) (countable) A constituent is a useable element of a phrase or clause.

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