rep´re|sent´a|tive|ness


rep´re|sent´a|tive|ness
rep|re|sent|a|tive «REHP rih ZEHN tuh tihv», noun, adjective.
–n.
1. a person appointed or elected to act or speak for others: »

She is the club's representative at the convention. The Philippines also declined to send a representative, but are expected to send an observer (New York Times).

SYNONYM(S): agent, deputy.
2. an example; type: »

The tiger is a common representative of the cat family.

–adj.
1. having its citizens represented by chosen persons: »

a representative government.

2. representing: »

Images representative of animals were made by the children out of clay.

3. enough like all those of its kind to stand for all the rest: »

Balls, blocks, puzzles, and trains are representative toys. Oak, birch, and maple are representative American hardwoods.

SYNONYM(S): typical.
rep´re|sent´a|tive|ly, adverb.
rep´re|sent´a|tive|ness, noun.
Rep|re|sent|a|tive «REHP rih ZEHN tuh tihv», noun.
U.S. a member of the lower house of Congress (the House of Representatives) or of a corresponding body of any of certain state legislatures. Abbr: Rep.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Rep|re|sent|a|tive — «REHP rih ZEHN tuh tihv», noun, adjective. –n. 1. a person appointed or elected to act or speak for others: »She is the club s representative at the convention. The Philippines also declined to send a representative, but are expected to send an… …   Useful english dictionary

  • mis|rep|re|sent|a|tive — «MIHS rehp rih ZEHN tuh tihv», adjective. misrepresenting; conveying a false impression …   Useful english dictionary

  • un|rep|re|sent|a|tive — «UHN rehp rih ZEHN tuh tihv», adjective. not representative; failing to represent adequately; not typical …   Useful english dictionary

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