Meaning of REPRESENTATION in English

REPRESENTATION

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

proportional representation

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

accurate

It need not be an accurate representation but more of an expression of local features and history.

The painting was not an accurate representation of the Falls but a kind of Platonic ideal.

Is it a whitewash or an accurate representation of the result of a searching investigation?

The material involved may go to show how accurate were the company's financial statements and how accurate were any representations made.

The screen shows an accurate representation of how the composition will look as a printed score.

The Cognitive-Behavioural approach encourages clients to check out how accurate their representation of a situation is.

direct

These arrangements with established publishers also make it possible to reach bookshops through direct sales representation .

What are the advantages of direct representation ? 4.

Fingerspelling as it exists today consists of a direct alphabetic representation of the language as it would be written down.

Analogue computing also allows the direct representation of nonlinear problems.

The reader should note that direct representation in various countries only marginally reduces the need for correspondents.

equal

They argue for a more equal representation of women and men among psychologists.

The Democratic party's demands include equal representation on committees, but they have yet to win Republican agreement to this.

Teaching material is scrutinised for equal representation of gender in illustrations and text.

Riche told reporters that the samples will be taken in each county to ensure equal representation .

We have a right to be represented in a women's magazine that's fighting for equal representation .

fair

The choice looks clear: good government or fair representation ?

The fact remains that because of election by constituency quota the odds are heavily against fair representation for a small party.

This system ensured reasonably fair representation for each party, whilst preventing a large number of parties being elected to parliament.

A democratic process of elections should ensure a fair level of representation .

In addition, we will use government's powers of appointment to ensure fair representation of women on public bodies.

It is in fact increased, in as much as their political choices are assured of fair parliamentary representation .

false

She admitted four charges of making a false representation to obtain benefit and asked for 18 others to be taken into consideration.

Other allegations against the latter suggested a breach of a contractual duty of care, false representations and undue influence.

legal

Legal representation was not viewed as necessary, but rules prohibiting legal representation were considered undesirable.

But a number of recent reports have questioned the quality of legal representation and other constitutional safeguards afforded Texas's capital defendants.

Officials are given only two or three days between initial interviews and legal representations to make decisions.

The group also provides counseling and legal representation for female service members.

The question of management and legal representation for aspiring new-comers is just as valid in publishing as it is in recording.

Two defendants in recent trials held in Kigali, the capital, had legal representation .

In the event the proposed interview was postponed, to allow the applicant a change of legal representation .

Schabas, who attended the Gikongoro trials, said that Gatorano, in particular, would have benefited from legal representation .

mental

Here, insulated by repression from direct awareness, mental representations can live on unsuspected and unknown.

Not until the second year of life do the first true forms of mental representation occur.

However, it is often regarded as problematic whether or not animals have mental representations , or use symbolic systems or languages.

My first task will be to say why the focus upon mental representation has muddied the waters.

On the representational theory nothing can be prior to a mental representation - the bedrock of thought is representational.

parliamentary

Making parliamentary representation conditional upon loyalty to the Emperor system, formally narrowed the freedom for party initiatives.

They may now congratulate themselves on having obtained some parliamentary representation .

Croydon is indeed a borough fortunate in its parliamentary representation .

It is in fact increased, in as much as their political choices are assured of fair parliamentary representation .

pictorial

It is, arguably, the finest pictorial representation of a seventeenth-century winding-sheet.

That became the basis for all pictorial representations for the next sixty years.

Icon - A pictorial representation of a program, file or window.

Similarly pupils will often remember a pictorial representation which sums up an event or development.

Graphs and pictorial representations Organise Systematically the collection and tabulation of simple data.

In short, male dominance can be strongly suggested in pictorial representation without the patriarchal male being directly represented at all.

If we are interested only in smoothing for pictorial representation , this does not matter.

The earliest written records were simply pictorial representations of natural objects, such as birds and animals.

political

They also measure the difference between the scores for the successive decades to capture the change in political representation .

Blacks were demonstrating against employment discrimination and a lack of political representation .

Unfortunately it gives rise to distortions of political representation too notorious to require here more than passing reference.

Thus pluralistic political representation is a sham which masks the structural and ideological limits of reformist political action.

One-third said political representation , 22 % said farming policy advice and 14 % legal advice.

Fragmentation depends on factors such as the nature of political representation .

proportional

A proportional representation system is to apply to future elections.

Elections to a lower house of parliament would be by proportional representation and an upper house would be appointed by provincial governments.

Mr Orton infers there is an inconsistency in my contention that, with proportional representation , Labour could achieve power.

As the essential measure to secure and entrench lasting reform we will introduce fair votes by proportional representation for Parliamentary elections.

But it will be no more than second-best representation , and certainly not proportional representation.

Swapo was alone in its opposition to proportional representation and a bi-cameral system.

I like several of his ideals, including, perhaps, the campaign for proportional representation .

A lower house of parliament would be elected by a system of proportional representation on the basis of universal non-racial adult franchise.

social

This chapter explores the points of contact between the theory of social representations and the rhetorical approach.

In all three there is the implication that theorists of social representations must do more than study social representations.

Theorists must also study what are not social representations .

The universal conception envisages social representations as functioning through anchoring, but not necessarily through objectification.

The particular conception sees both processes as necessary features of a social representation .

However, they are necessary if the similarities between the rhetorical approach and the theory of social representations are to be demonstrated.

Only those groups, possessing objectified consciousness, can be said to anchor their thoughts and perceptions by social representations .

strong

Several people - some of them will known to the Hon. Gentleman - have made strong representations to me.

symbolic

They are symbolic representations , but there's nothing absolute about the type of symbols we use on them.

Consider the variety of symbolic representations in the following: electrical circuit diagrams map of the London Underground medieval picture maps.

Both maintain that there are symbolic representations of the Ultimate whether the Ultimate be depicted as Truth or as the Holy.

visual

Although in theory Postscript could be viewed as a general purpose programming language, it is strongly biassed towards visual representation .

Figure 8. 1 attempts to provide a visual representation of the relationship among these related concepts.

Not only visual representation , but the written word, too, is not free of imperialism.

They provide a visual representation of how performance is changing over time.

Planning of the lesson sequence is important: what visual representations are required and what needs to be included on each transparency?

written

Appeals can be by way of a hearing or by written representation .

The appeal will be determined by way of written representations , which must be made by May 1st.

Appeals can be decided either through a public inquiry or by written representations .

The other parties then have two days after service to file written representations at court.

We had numerous written and oral representations from hon. and right hon. Members and from members of the public.

It may also invite all or any of the parties to make written representations before the hearing.

■ VERB

allow

They were also angered at the time allowed for representations .

Each individual hearing lasted only a few minutes and none of the accused was allowed legal representation .

He was not allowed legal representation and the proceedings, held incamera, reportedly lasted only a few minutes.

The parties are under no contractual obligation to allow each other to make representations to the auditor before he issues his certificate.

Analogue computing also allows the direct representation of nonlinear problems.

The method of lexical representation used was one which allowed efficient representation and search.

These allow for the representation and control of causal relationships such as symptoms and failures.

ensure

This system ensured reasonably fair representation for each party, whilst preventing a large number of parties being elected to parliament.

Riche told reporters that the samples will be taken in each county to ensure equal representation .

In addition, we will use government's powers of appointment to ensure fair representation of women on public bodies.

I used a stratified sample technique in two stages to ensure an adequate representation of singlehanded and group practices.

include

This group should include representation from Headteachers, Senior Education Officers and committed industrialists.

Give two reasons for including a representation of semantic information in a grammar. 2.

Indeed, the names themselves may not be included in the representation .

The Democratic party's demands include equal representation on committees, but they have yet to win Republican agreement to this.

It will clearly include such relatively ephemeral representations as placards and banners, as well as slogans daubed on walls.

It includes representations of fact expressed as opinions.

increase

The northern legislative position essentially hinged on the unfairness of increasing proslavery representation in Congress under the terms of the Three-fifths Compromise.

The force will be renamed and restructured to increase its 8 % representation of Roman Catholics.

To combat some of these problems, there should, argued Bell, be increased opportunities for representation before the tribunal.

Although counting has not yet completed, the party is on course to increase its representation by two.

There was increased military representation , reflecting the leadership's concern that economic reforms might lead to civil unrest.

make

Several people - some of them will known to the Hon. Gentleman - have made strong representations to me.

He had made official representations to many governments, but had received only two replies.

Everyone - and anyone - is invited to make representations to us.

To elaborate, business, like other interest groups, makes representations to government in order to influence government policy.

Are there any special circumstances making legal representation desirable or would hardship follow if it was withheld?

The debtor is entitled to attend when the report is being considered and make any representations he wishes.

The trader has the right to make representations that the goods are safe and to have the notice revoked.

provide

The nodes in the network provide both the knowledge representation and the process by which knowledge is applied.

It is also provides an information representation scheme.

No legal aid is available to provide representation for employees.

Figure 8. 1 attempts to provide a visual representation of the relationship among these related concepts.

Writing also provides a permanent representation , hence the writing may be manually edited, thereby simplifying the identification of false starts.

The group also provides counseling and legal representation for female service members.

They provide a visual representation of how performance is changing over time.

receive

Mr. Sainsbury I have received a number of representations on that subject.

Mr. Redwood I have received a number of representations from business men about the need to cut regulatory burdens.

During the course of its consideration, the disputes committee did not invite, or receive , any representations from Mr. Cheall.

I have certainly received representations from the farming industry in my constituency, whose members are worried about their income levels.

Mr. Freeman I have received a number of representations recently about the Fenchurch Street line.

Mr. Tom King I have received many such representations and I well understand the depth of feeling on the part of those expressing their concern.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Each state receives equal representation in the U.S. Senate.

She received praise for her effective representation of Garcia during the trial.

The clock in the painting is a symbolic representation of the passage of time.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

As a writer, your sovereign responsibility is to produce real food by making truthful representations.

But a number of recent reports have questioned the quality of legal representation and other constitutional safeguards afforded Texas's capital defendants.

It is important to have a clear understanding of the impact of legal aid on tribunal representation .

Men must change sufficiently so that their representation of life and their political expression uphold humane values.

Sir Hans Sloane, president of the Royal Society, rounded out the scientific representation at the meeting.

The appeal will be determined by way of written representations, which must be made by May 1st.

There is still much to learn: organization, features, structures, mechanisms, representations, behaviors.

These phonemic transcriptions were then converted automatically to their corresponding mid-class representations.

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