Focus on the pronunciation of represent
English definition of “represent”
/ˌreprɪˈzent/ verb [T]
› to speak for a person, organization, etc.: A delegation was in Japan last week to represent the industry in high-level trade talks. The union does not represent temporary workers.represent sb's interests/views We need an organisation to represent the interests of the whole workforce.
› LAW to defend someone in a court of law: He's an eminent tax lawyer and has represented several top companies in high-profile cases.
› to be something or to be equal to something: This sum of money represents a large percentage of our working capital. The removal of trade barriers represents an important market opportunity for this organisation.
› GRAPHS & CHARTS if a part of a picture or drawing represents something, it shows a particular piece of information: Each line in the diagram represents a business relationship.