1 A machine will not function properly if any constituent of it is defective.
2 Its constitution allows it to publish contracts and practice notes only where these have been approved unanimously by the constituent bodies.
3 He represents the Essex constituency of Epping Forest.
4 Unemployment is high in her constituency.
5 In France, farmers are a powerful political constituency.
6 The constituency I live in is a safe Labour seat.
7 The American president still needs to give the project — vehemently opposed by his core constituency but favored by the Republican majority in Congress — a clear thumbs-up or thumbs-down on his own.
8 The senator worked hard, always talking to his constituents and hearing their problems.
9 As an MP, it is my duty to represent my constituents.
10 The minister's constituents feel that he does not spend enough time dealing with their problems.
11 After volunteers helped canvass the sentiments of his constituents, the congressman was confident that he represented the majority opinion of his district.