Meaning of REPRESENTATION in English

[] n (15c) 1: one that represents: as a: an artistic likeness or image b (1): a statement or account made to influence opinion or action (2): an incidental or collateral statement of fact on the faith of which a contract is entered into c: a dramatic production or performance d (1): a usu. formal statement made against something or to effect a change (2): a usu. formal protest

2: the act or action of representing: the state of being represented: as a: representationalism

2. b (1): the action or fact of one person standing for another so as to have the rights and obligations of the person represented (2): the substitution of an individual or class in place of a person (as a child for a deceased parent) c: the action of representing or the fact of being represented esp. in a legislative body

3: the body of persons representing a constituency -- adj -- adv

Merriam-Webster English vocab.      Английский словарь Merriam Webster.