Meaning of REPRESENTATION in English

n. 1 the act or an instance of representing or being represented. 2 a thing (esp. a painting etc.) that represents another. 3 (esp. in pl.) a statement made by way of allegation or to convey opinion.

[ ME f. OF representation or L repraesentatio (as REPRESENT) ]

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