[ kuh n-stich-oo-uh n-see ]
/ kənˈstɪtʃ u ən si /

noun, plural con·stit·u·en·cies.

a body of constituents; the voters or residents in a district represented by an elective officer.
the district itself.
any body of supporters, customers, etc.; clientele.

Origin of constituency

First recorded in 1825–35; constitu(ent) + -ency

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British Dictionary definitions for constituency

/ (kənˈstɪtjʊənsɪ) /

noun plural -cies

the whole body of voters who elect one representative to a legislature or all the residents represented by one deputy
  1. a district that sends one representative to a legislature
  2. (as modifier)constituency organization