Meaning of REPRESENTATION in English

noun Date: 15th century one that represents: as, an artistic likeness or image, b. a statement or account made to influence opinion or action, an incidental or collateral statement of fact on the faith of which a contract is entered into, a dramatic production or performance, d. a usually formal statement made against something or to effect a change, a usually formal protest, the act or action of representing ; the state of being represented: as, ~alism 2, b. the action or fact of one person standing for another so as to have the rights and obligations of the person represented, the substitution of an individual or class in place of a person (as a child for a deceased parent), the action of representing or the fact of being represented especially in a legislative body, the body of persons representing a constituency, ~al adjective ~ally adverb

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