What is constituent?

  • (adj): Constitutional in the structure of something (especially your physical makeup).
    Synonyms: constitutional, constitutive, organic
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on constituent, constituents:

Constituent - Other Meanings
... Constituent (linguistics), a unit within a hierarchical structure of words. ...
Antitumorigenic Herbs - Points To Consider in Phytotherapy - Standardization
... that has been processed in a repeatable operation so that a discrete marker constituent is at a verified concentration is then considered standardized ... Active constituent concentrations may be misleading measures of potency if cofactors are not present ... A further problem is that the important constituent is often unknown ...
Bolivian Constituent Assembly Of 2006–2007
... The Bolivian Constituent Assembly, convened on August 6, 2006 in Sucre, with the purpose of drafting a new national constitution by December 14, 2007 extended from the original deadline of August 6 ... the text claiming the procedure of its passage was illegal, passed with a third of constituent delegates absent (from minority conservative parties) ... Prior Constituent Assemblies, or other bodies empowered with rewriting Bolivia's Constitution have taken place on at least 17 occasions since 1826 ...
Left-wing Uprisings Against The Bolsheviks - Dissolution of The Constituent Assembly, Early Constituent Assembly Rebellions
... The Constituent Assembly had been a demand of the Bolsheviks against the Provisional Government, which kept delaying it ... Lenin's Theses on the Constituent Assembly argued in Pravda that because of class conflicts, conflicts with Ukraine, and with the Kadet-Kaledin uprising formal democracy was impossible ... He argued the Constituent Assembly must unconditionally accept sovereignty of the soviet government or it would be dealt with "by revolutionary means".(, 113-115) On ...
Syntactic Movement - Feature Passing
... movement outright, that is, they reject the notion that a given "moved" constituent ever appears in its "base" position below the surface, i.e ... Instead, they assume that there is but one level of syntax, whereby all constituents only ever appear in their surface positions - there is no underlying level or derivation ... discontinuities, they posit that the features of a displaced constituent are passed up and/or down the syntactic hierarchy between that constituent and its governor ...

More definitions of "constituent":

  • (noun): (grammar) a word or phrase or clause forming part of a larger grammatical construction.
    Synonyms: grammatical constituent
  • (noun): A member of a constituency; a citizen who is represented in a government by officials for whom he or she votes.
    Example: "Needs continued support by constituents to be re-elected"
  • (noun): An artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system.
    Example: "A component or constituent element of a system"
    Synonyms: component, element