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Engelsk adjektiv: constituent

1. constituent constitutional in the structure of something (especially your physical makeup)

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)constitutional, constitutive, organic

Uttrykk med lignende betydningessential

Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)inessential, unessential

Engelsk substantiv: constituent

1. constituent (om gjenstand) 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

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningSpare components for cars.
A component or constituent element of a system.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)component, element

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkpart, portion

Mere spesifikke uttrykkaccessory, add-on, add-on, addition, appurtenance, audio, auto part, car part, computer hardware, crystal, hardware, heating element, improver, ingredient, input, landside, making, module, pel, picture element, pixel, retrofit, spare, spare part, spark gap, supplement

2. constituent (om person) a member of a constituency; a citizen who is represented in a government by officials for whom he or she votes

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningNeeds continued support by constituents to be re-elected.

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkelector, voter

Tilhører disse overordnede uttrykkeneconstituency

3. constituent something determined in relation to something that includes it

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself.
I read a portion of the manuscript.
The smaller component is hard to reach.
The animal constituent of plankton.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)component, component part, part, portion

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkrelation

Mere spesifikke uttrykkbalance, base, basis, butt, detail, item, item, language unit, linguistic unit, member, particular, point, remainder, residual, residue, residuum, rest, subpart, substance, unit

Omfatter disse overordnede uttrykkenemeronymy, part to whole relation

4. constituent (om kommunikasjon) (grammar) a word or phrase or clause forming part of a larger grammatical construction

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)grammatical constituent

Mindre spesifikke uttrykksyntagm, syntagma

Mere spesifikke uttrykkablative absolute, construction, expression, grammatical construction, immediate constituent, misconstruction, object, subject, term

Omfatter disse overordnede uttrykkenesentence

Overordnet kategorigrammar

5. constituent (om erkjendelse) an abstract part of something

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningJealousy was a component of his character.
Two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony.
The grammatical elements of a sentence.
A key factor in her success.
Humor: an effective ingredient of a speech.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)component, element, factor, ingredient

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkdivision, part, section

Mere spesifikke uttrykkbe all and end all, be-all and end-all, plot element, point

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