Constituent

  • 1 constituent — con·stit·u·ent 1 /kən sti chə wənt/ n 1: one who authorizes another to act as agent: principal 2: a member of a constituency constituent 2 adj: having the power to create a government or to frame or amend a constitution …

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  • 2 Constituent — or constituency may refer to: Contents 1 In politics 2 In the physical sciences 3 Other meanings 4 See also In …

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  • 3 constituent — CONSTITUÉNT, Ă, constituenţi, te, adj., s.n. 1. adj. Care intră în constituţia unui întreg. 2. s.n. Fiecare dintre substanţele care intră într un sistem fizico chimic (fizicochimic). [pr.: tu ent] – Din fr. constituant. Trimis de Joseph,… …

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  • 4 Constituent — Con*stit u*ent (k[o^]n*st[ict]t [ u]*[ e]nt), a. [L. constituens, entis, p. pr. See {Constitute}.] 1. Serving to form, compose, or make up; elemental; component. [1913 Webster] Body, soul, and reason are the three parts necessarily constituent of …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 constituent — [adj1] component, part basic, combining, composing, constituting, division, elemental, essential, factor, forming, fraction, fundamental, ingredient, integral, portion; concepts 826,834,835 Ant. whole constituent [adj2] voting balloter, citizen,… …

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  • 6 constituent — [kən stich′o͞o ənt] adj. [< L constituens, prp. of constituere: see CONSTITUTE] 1. necessary in forming or making up a whole; component [a constituent part] 2. that can or does appoint or vote for a representative 3. authorized to make or… …

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  • 7 Constituent — Con*stit u*ent, n. 1. The person or thing which constitutes, determines, or constructs. [1913 Webster] Their first composure and origination require a higher and nobler constituent than chance. Sir M. Hale [1913 Webster] 2. That which constitutes …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 Constituent — Constituent. См. Составляющая. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …

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  • 9 constituent — 1620s, one who appoints or elects a representative, from L. constituentem (nom. constituens), prp. of constituere (see CONSTITUTE (Cf. constitute)). The notion is to make up or compose a body by appointing or electing a representative. As an adj …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 10 constituent — n component, *element, ingredient, factor Analogous words: *part, portion, piece, detail, member: *item, particular Antonyms: whole, aggregate Contrasted words: *system, complex, organism, economy: composite, compound, blend, amalgam (see… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 11 constituent — ► ADJECTIVE 1) being a part of a whole. 2) having the power to appoint or elect. 3) able to make or change a political constitution. ► NOUN 1) a member of a constituency. 2) a component part. ORIGIN Lat …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12 constituent — constituently, adv. /keuhn stich ooh euhnt/, adj. 1. serving to compose or make up a thing; component: the constituent parts of a motor. 2. having power to frame or alter a political constitution or fundamental law, as distinguished from… …

    Universalium

  • 13 constituent — [[t]kənstɪ̱tʃuənt[/t]] constituents 1) N COUNT A constituent is someone who lives in a particular constituency, especially someone who is able to vote in an election. 2) N COUNT: usu N of n A constituent of a mixture, substance, or system is one… …

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  • 14 constituent — con•stit•u•ent [[t]kənˈstɪtʃ u ənt[/t]] adj. 1) serving to make up a thing; component: the constituent parts of a motor[/ex] 2) gov having power to frame or alter a political constitution or fundamental law, as distinguished from lawmaking power …

    From formal English to slang

  • 15 constituent — I. noun Etymology: French constituant, from Middle French, from present participle of constituer to constitute, from Latin constituere Date: 1622 1. one who authorizes another to act as agent ; principal 2. a member of a constituency 3. an… …

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  • 16 Constituent — A single member of an index. A constituent is typically a stock or company that is part of a larger index such as the S P500 or Dow Jones Industrial Average. The aggregate of all the constituents make up the index, and generally each constituent… …

    Investment dictionary

  • 17 constituent — con|sti|tu|ent1 [kənˈstıtʃuənt] n [Date: 1700 1800; : French; Origin: constituant, from the present participle of constituer to constitute , from Latin constituere; CONSTITUTE] 1.) someone who votes in a particular area 2.) one of the substances… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 constituent — I UK [kənˈstɪtjʊənt] / US [kənˈstɪtʃuənt] noun [countable] Word forms constituent : singular constituent plural constituents ** 1) one of the parts that form something when they combine The main constituents of wine are acid, tannin, alcohol, and …

    English dictionary

  • 19 constituent — /kɒnˈstɪtʃuənt / (say kon stichoohuhnt) adjective 1. serving to make up a thing; component; elementary: constituent parts. 2. having power to frame or alter a political constitution or fundamental law, as distinguished from lawmaking power: a… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 20 constituent — n. (ling.) an immediate; ultimate constituent * * * [kən stɪtʃʊənt] ultimate constituent (ling.) an immediate …

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