Translation of "represent" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


verb [ T ] (ACT FOR) 替…行動 uk us /ˌrep.rɪˈzent/

to speak, act or be present officially for another person or people

They chose a famous barrister to represent them in court. 他們選了一位著名律師為他們出庭辯護。
Union officials representing the teachers met the government today. 代表教師的工會幹事今天與政府官員會談。
I sent my husband to represent me at the funeral. 我請我丈夫代表我參加葬禮。
Women were well/poorly represented at the conference (= there were many/few present). 出席會議的女性很多/少。

to be the Member of Parliament, or of Congress, etc. for a particular area

Mr Smythe represents Barnet. 斯邁思先生是巴尼特的代表。

formal to express or complain about something, to a person in authority

We represented our grievances/demands to the boss. 我們向老闆表達了我們的不滿/要求。

(Translation of “represent verb (ACT FOR)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)