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CONSTITUENT Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

A word used as a correlative to “attorney,” to denote one who constitutes another his agent or invests the other with authority to act for him. ‘ It is also used in the language of politics, as a correlative to “representative,” the constituents of a legislator being those whom he represents and whose interests he is to care for in public affairs; usually the electors of his district.


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