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representationalism or representationism (ˌrɛprɪzɛnˈteɪʃənəˌlɪzəm)
1.  philosophy presentationism Compare naive realism See also barrier of ideas the doctrine that in perceptions of objects what is before the mind is not the object but a representation of it
2.  fine arts the practice or advocacy of attempting to depict objects, scenes, figures, etc, directly as seen
representationism or representationism
representational'istic or representationism
represen'tationist or representationism
n, —adj

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