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constituent

(Member), noun associate, colleague, constituency, fellow resident, resident, resident of the same district, resident voter, voter

constituent

(Part), noun balloter, component, commonent part, division, element, elementum, factor, feature, fraction, fragment, included, ingredient, installment, integral part, integrant, integrant part, one of, pars, part, part and parcel, particle, piece, section, sector, segment, subdivision
Associated concepts: constituent elements, constituent members, constituent parts
See also: characteristic, component, element, factor, feature, ingredient, integral, item, member, part, portion, segment, substantive, unit

CONSTITUENT. He who gives authority to another to act for him. 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 893.
     2. The constituent is bound with whatever his attorney does by virtue of his authority. The electors of a member of the legislature are his constituents, to whom he is responsible for his legislative acts.