representation

Part of speech: noun

The act of representing, or the state of bening represented.

Part of speech: noun

That which represents; a likeness; model; description; dramatic performance.

Part of speech: noun

Representatives collectively.

Part of speech: noun

A second presentation.

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Usage examples "representation":

  1. If two parties were of about equal strength they would be represented equally; if one were twice as strong as another, it would have twice the representation. - "Community Civics and Rural Life", Arthur W. Dunn.
  2. Such being the general picture, we note the fact which underlies the whole representation; namely, that every life is a definite whole which has a fixed end. - "Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V)", Alexander Maclaren.
  3. Actuated by the vilest motives himself, he had persuaded a companion, as we have seen, by a small bribe and the representation that Komel would in reality be better off than with her parents, to aid him in his object. - "The Circassian Slave; or, The Sultan's Favorite A Story of Constantinople and the Caucasus", Lieutenant Maturin Murray.