Meaning of REPRESENTATION in English

REPRESENTATION

noun

1 sth that shows/describes sth

ADJECTIVE

▪ accurate , faithful , good , true

▪ inaccurate

▪ simplified

▪ stereotypical

▪ diagrammatic , graphic , graphical , photographic , pictorial , schematic , visual

▪ two-dimensional , etc.

▪ written

the written ~ of a spoken text

▪ artistic , cinematic , fictional , literary

artistic ~s of the parent/child relationship

▪ media

contemporary media ~s of youth

▪ abstract , symbolic

▪ literal , realistic

a realistic cinematic ~ of the Depression

VERB + REPRESENTATION

▪ create , generate , produce

There are many ways of generating a two-dimensional ~ of an object.

▪ offer , present

The film offers a realistic ~ of life in rural Spain.

▪ show

a book showing graphic ~s of the periodic table

PHRASES

▪ a form of ~ , a means of ~

2 having representatives to speak/vote for you

ADJECTIVE

▪ broad , large

The task force had broad ~ with members drawn from different departments.

▪ increased

▪ strong

▪ effective

▪ adequate

▪ balanced , equal , fair

▪ disproportionate

▪ direct

direct ~ in Parliament

▪ democratic , proportional

▪ collective

Textile workers wanted collective ~.

▪ parliamentary , political

▪ black , female , minority

▪ legal

▪ diplomatic

▪ union

▪ employee

VERB + REPRESENTATION

▪ have

They had a strong ~ in government.

▪ be entitled to

Whether guilty or innocent, we are still entitled to legal ~.

▪ achieve , secure , win

All parties won ~ in the national assembly.

▪ ensure , guarantee

He claims that their electoral system ensures fair ~ of all parties.

▪ increase

The party has increased its ~ in Parliament.

▪ reduce

▪ allow sb , provide (sb with)

The accused was not allowed legal ~.

▪ seek

workers that seek union ~

Sanchez is now seeking legal ~.

▪ get , obtain

PREPOSITION

▪ ~ by

~ by a lawyer

▪ ~ for

~ for employees

▪ ~ from

~ from all parties

▪ ~ on

shareholder ~ on the boards of directors

PHRASES

▪ a system of ~

3 representations ( formal , esp. BrE ) formal statements

ADJECTIVE

▪ false

▪ oral , written

VERB + REPRESENTATIONS

▪ make

▪ receive

PREPOSITION

▪ ~ to

They may make ~s to government on matters affecting their organization.

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