Meaning of REPRESENTATION in English



If a group or person has ~ 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 ~ in Congress.

N-UNCOUNT: oft N prep

see also proportional ~


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

...a lifelike ~ of Christ...

N-COUNT: usu N of n


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

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

N-PLURAL: oft N to/from n

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