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[rep-ri-zen-tey-shuh-nl, -zuhn-]
of or pertaining to representation.
representing or depicting an object in a recognizable manner: representational art.

1850–55; representation + -al1

unrepresentational, adjective Unabridged
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representational (ˌrɛprɪzɛnˈteɪʃənəl)
1.  fine arts depicting or attempting to depict objects, scenes, figures, etc, directly as seen; naturalistic
2.  of or relating to representation

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Example sentences
Language is representational, not reality in itself.
In the first, which lasted barely a year, sacred practices and ritual objects were often depicted in a representational style.
Any character or object can be imbued with significance or representational value.
Any representational image would have been tiresomely dissected for meanings religious, political, symbolic.
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