Meaning of REPRESENTATION in English

REPRESENTATION

transcription, транскрипция: [ reprɪzenteɪʃ(ə)n ]

( representations)

1.

If a group or person has representation in a parliament or on a committee, someone in the parliament or on the committee supports them and makes decisions on their behalf.

Puerto Ricans are U.S. citizens but they have no representation in Congress.

N-UNCOUNT : oft N prep

see also proportional representation

2.

You can describe a picture, model, or statue of a person or thing as a representation of them. ( FORMAL )

...a lifelike representation of Christ...

N-COUNT : usu N of n

3.

If you make representations to a government or other official group, you make formal complaints or requests to them.

We have made representations to ministers but they just don’t seem to be listening.

N-PLURAL : oft N to/from n

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