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Date: 1700-1800
Language: French
Origin: constituant, from the present participle of constituer 'to constitute', from Latin constituere; CONSTITUTE

constituent

1 noun
     
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con‧sti‧tu‧ent1 [countable]
1PPV someone who votes in a particular area
2 one of the substances or things that combine to form something
constituent of
Sodium is one of the constituents of salt.

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