CONSTITUENT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CONSTITUENT
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constituent
 n.  component or part; citizen, voter
Classic Sentence:
1  And gaining courage by the confession, he added: "What I need is a larger constituency."
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In XII
2  The classification of the constituents of a chaos, nothing less is here essayed.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
Example Sentence:
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.