Part of speech: adjective

Representing, or qualified to represent.

Part of speech: noun

One who or that which represents; a member of a representative body; in the United States, a member of the popular branch of Congress or of a State legislature.

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Usage examples "representative":

  1. Michael Breslin was sent as a representative of the Stephens party. - "The Life Story of an Old Rebel", John Denvir.
  2. His country is to him the representative of freedom, left, as he writes in 1803, the only light Of Liberty that yet remains on earth. - "Oxford Lectures on Poetry", Andrew Cecil Bradley.
  3. His was certainly not the enthusiastic welcome of an old family attendant to the representative of a great family. - "The Great Impersonation", E. Phillips Oppenheim.