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English definition of “represent”

represent

verb [T] (ACT FOR)   /ˌrep·rɪˈzent/
to speak, act, or be present officially for a person or group: His law firm is representing a dozen of the families involved in that disaster. representation    /ˌrep·rɪ·zenˈteɪ·ʃən, -zən-/ noun [U] People too poor to pay for legal representation get a public defender.
(Definition of represent verb (ACT FOR) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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