Focus on the pronunciation of representative
English definition of “representative”
› typical of a large group of people or things: How representative are the views of these customers? representative of sth These remarks are not representative of the views of management.
a representative sample (of sth) › MARKETING a small group that contains the same mixture of people or things that is found in a bigger group, so that it is able to provide useful information about the bigger group : The survey was sent to a representative sample of US households.