Meaning of REPRESENTATION in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ reprɪzenteɪʃ(ə)n ]
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
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
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
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006