Translation of constituency in Spanish:

constituency

Pronunciation: /kənˈstɪtʃuənsi; kənˈstɪtjʊənsi/

n (pl -cies)

  • 1.1 (area) circunscripción (f) or distrito (m) electoral (before n) constituency party (BrE) sección (f) local del partido
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    • He represents the Meath constituency in the Dail and as a result of his appointment will resign his seat and a by-election will be held in Meath.
    • The seat was abolished following boundary changes in 1983, after which he represented the Selby constituency.
    • Fourteen members represent London constituencies, the other 11 are London-wide and their job is to scrutinise and monitor the mayor's performance.
    1.2 (supporters) electores (mpl) potenciales (de una circunscripción electoral)
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    • Five contenders for the rural constituency were asked their opinion on a decision to shelve flood defence plans for Pickering.
    • The implication here is that there is something wrong with parties serving the interests of particular constituencies, that instead they ought somehow to be above, well, politics.
    • Such is the sullenness towards him in some constituencies of opinion that they don't want to hear him when he wants to reach out to them.

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