(His opponents boycotted the election of the constituent assembly that wrote the charter).
Dissolving parliament also means dissolving the constitution-drafting constituent Assembly.
“If you have to go back to 1860 to talk to constituent groups, you have a problem,” Harrison said.
He probably only goes to constituent meetings where they cheer on his desperate antics.
At the request of a constituent, I asked the state of Hawaii for a verification in lieu of certified copy.
His conceptions first of all passed from the action of the earth as a whole, to that of its constituent particles.
Congress adopted the scheme, and the constituent convention was called.
Plurality of constituent items, several contrary to each other.
The work of the constituent was doomed by the very nature of things.
Accordingly he resigned his power into the hands of a constituent congress and left the country.
1620s, "one who appoints or elects a representative," from Latin constituentem (nominative constituens), present participle of constituere (see constitute). The notion is "to make up or compose" a body by appointing or electing a representative. As an adjective, "essential, characteristic," from 1660s; "that appoints or elects a representative to a body," from 1714.