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representation

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrepresentationrep‧re‧sen‧ta‧tion /ˌreprɪzenˈteɪʃən/ ●●○ W3 noun  1 [uncountable]REPRESENT when you have someone to speak, vote, or make decisions for you Minority groups need more effective parliamentary representation. There has been a decline in union representation in the auto industry. proportional representation2 [countable]SHOW/BE A SIGN OF a painting, sign, description etc that shows somethingrepresentation of The clock in the painting is a symbolic representation of the passage of time.3 [uncountable]REPRESENT the act of representing someone or somethingrepresentation of She received praise for her effective representation of Garcia during the trial.4 [countable usually plural] formal especially British EnglishCOMPLAIN a formal complaint or statementrepresentation about A group of students made representations to the college about the poor standard of the accommodation.5 make false representations
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representationThese phonemic transcriptions were then converted automatically to their corresponding mid-class representations.She received praise for her effective representation of Garcia during the trial.Each state receives equal representation in the U.S. Senate.But a number of recent reports have questioned the quality of legal representation and other constitutional safeguards afforded Texas's capital defendants.There is still much to learn: organization, features, structures, mechanisms, representations, behaviors.Sir Hans Sloane, president of the Royal Society, rounded out the scientific representation at the meeting.The clock in the painting is a symbolic representation of the passage of time.Men must change sufficiently so that their representation of life and their political expression uphold humane values.It is important to have a clear understanding of the impact of legal aid on tribunal representation.As a writer, your sovereign responsibility is to produce real food by making truthful representations.The appeal will be determined by way of written representations, which must be made by May 1st.made representationsI know our local branch has also made representations about some of the other proposals.The Council has welcomed the principles of the Bill, and has made representations on certain technical matters therein.
From Longman Business Dictionaryrepresentationrep‧re‧sen‧ta‧tion /ˌreprɪzenˈteɪʃən/ noun1[uncountable] when someone else speaks for youThere has been a decline in union representation in the auto industry. board representation employee representation2[countable usually plural] a formal complaint or statementThe drivers said they had not been given an opportunity to make representations before the ban was imposed. see also false representation
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