• Representation


    • Rhymes: -eɪʃən
    • IPA: /ˌrɛp.rə.zɛn.ˈteɪ.ʃən/

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    (plural representations)
    1. That which represents another.
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    2. (legal) The lawyers and staff who argue on behalf of another in court.
      People who cannot afford representation are eligible for government assistance.
    3. (politics) The ability to elect a representative to speak on one's behalf in government; the role of this representative in government.
      The lack of representation in the British parliament was one of the main factors behind the American Revolution.
    4. (mathematics) An object that describes an abstract group in terms of linear transformations of vector spaces.
    5. A figure, image or idea that substitutes reality.
    6. A theatrical performance.
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