representative-at-large


representative-at-large
noun (plural representatives-at-large \\ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷\)

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  • Large — (l[aum]rj), a. [Compar. {Larger} (l[aum]r j[ e]r); superl. {Largest}.] [F., fr. L. largus. Cf. {Largo}.] 1. Exceeding most other things of like kind in bulk, capacity, quantity, superficial dimensions, or number of constituent units; big; great;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • representative action — class or representative action A class action provides a means by which, where a large group of persons are interested in a matter, one or more may sue or be sued as representatives of the class without needing to join every member of the class.… …   Black's law dictionary

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