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representative

noun [C]     /ˌrep.rɪˈzen.tə.tɪv/ US  /-t̬ə.t̬ɪv/
B2 someone who speaks or does something officially for another person or group of people: The firm has two representatives in every European city.Replacing and exchanging Representative someone who has been elected to the US House of RepresentativesUnited States politics and government
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