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Definition of Constituent
ConstituentConstituent Con*stit"u*ent, a. [L. constituens, -entis, p. pr.
1. Serving to form, compose, or make up; elemental;
Body, soul, and reason are the three parts
necessarily constituent of a man. --Dryden.
2. Having the power of electing or appointing.
A question of right arises between the constituent
and representative body. --Junius.
Constituent Con*stit"u*ent, n.
1. The person or thing which constitutes, determines, or
Their first composure and origination require a
higher and nobler constituent than chance. --Sir M.
2. That which constitutes or composes, as a part, or an
essential part; a component; an element.
We know how to bring these constituents together,
and to cause them to form water. --Tyndall.
3. One for whom another acts; especially, one who is
represented by another in a legislative assembly; --
correlative to representative.
The electors in the district of a representative in
Congress, or in the legislature of a State, are
termed his constituents. --Abbot.
To appeal from the representatives to the
4. (Law) A person who appoints another to act for him as
attorney in fact. --Burrill.
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