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English definition of “make representations/a representation to sb/sth”

make representations/a representation to sb/sth

formal
to complain officially to a person or organization: We made representations to the boss about the long working hours.
(Definition of make representations/a representation to sb/sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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