What is another word for Constituencies?

33 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ kənstˈɪtjuːənsɪz], [ kənstˈɪtjuːənsɪz], [ k_ə_n_s_t_ˈɪ_t_j_uː_ə_n_s_ɪ_z]

Constituencies refer to the geographical areas or groups of people represented by an elected official. It is often used in politics or other forms of representative governance systems. Synonyms for constituencies include electorates, voters, citizens, districts, constituencies, precincts, parishes, wards, and residential areas. These terms are used interchangeably depending on the context and the specific governance structure. In general, they refer to the same thing - a group of people who have chosen a representative to speak and act on their behalf. Knowing these synonyms can aid in understanding debates and discussions about politics and representation.

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Usage examples for Constituencies

Even Cobden and Bright were defeated in their Constituencies, and the country returned Palmerston with a majority of seventy-nine.
"Lady-John-Russell"
MacCarthy, Desmond
Until a few years ago they owed their positions to political influence; for long after the members of Parliament had lost all control over other appointments, they retained the power to fill any vacancies that might occur in the postal service within their Constituencies, provided, of course, they belonged to the party in power.
"The Government of England (Vol. I)"
A. Lawrence Lowell
But now that something like universal suffrage has been introduced into most of the countries which have a popular element in their government, the franchise is little discussed, and much more is said about the Constituencies, that is, the method of combining the voters into groups.
"The Government of England (Vol. I)"
A. Lawrence Lowell

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