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/ˌrɛp rɪ zɛnˈteɪ ʃən, -zən-/
the act of representing.
the state of being represented.
the expression or designation by some term, character, symbol, or the like.
action or speech on behalf of a person, group, business house, state, or the like by an agent, deputy, or representative.
the state or fact of being so represented:
to demand representation on a board of directors.
the state, fact, or right of being represented by delegates having a voice in legislation or government.
the body or number of representatives, as of a constituency.
the act of speaking or negotiating on behalf of a state.
an utterance on behalf of a state.
presentation to the mind, as of an idea or image.
a mental image or idea so presented; concept.
the act of portrayal, picturing, or other rendering in visible form.
a picture, figure, statue, etc.
the production or a performance of a play or the like, as on the stage.
. a description or statement, as of things true or alleged.
a statement of facts, reasons, etc., made in appealing or protesting; a protest or remonstrance.
an implication or statement of fact to which legal liability may attach if material:
a representation of authority.
late Middle English
late Middle English
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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The poor need
in court and thousands of law school graduates need work.
Models draw their strength from selective
It might be useful to have a public dialog about the relative merits of direct democracy versus
It also gave me a great visual
of why it takes about two months to climb this mountain.
We could easily have decreed that one do math in your
but it wouldn't have changed the above.
There were a couple of issues with my previous calculation of the best fractional
Denying indigent asylum seekers court-appointed legal
has ended up costing the taxpayer more, not less.
The adequacy of
was one of the key points.
Neither state should try and shape the will or
of the other but accepted it as a given.
There wouldn't have been any reason to publish it, even by the standard means of an artist's
British Dictionary definitions for
the act or an instance of representing or the state of being represented
anything that represents, such as a verbal or pictorial portrait
anything that is represented, such as an image brought clearly to mind
the principle by which delegates act for a constituency
a body of representatives
) a statement of fact made by one party to induce another to enter into a contract
an instance of acting for another, on his authority, in a particular capacity, such as executor or administrator
a dramatic production or performance
) a statement of facts, true or alleged, esp one set forth by way of remonstrance or expostulation
) an analysis of a word, sentence, etc, into its constituents
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