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represent

verb /reprəˈzent/
to speak or act on behalf of
vertreten
You have been chosen to represent our association at the conference.
to be a sign, symbol, picture etc of
darstellen
In this play, the man in black represents Death and the young girl Life.
to be a good example of; to show or illustrate
schildern
What he said represents the feelings of many people.
representation noun the act of representing or the state of being represented
die Vertretung
proportional representation.
a person or thing that represents
die Darstellung
These primitive statues are intended as representations of gods and goddesses.
(often in plural) a strong appeal, demand or protest.
die Vorhaltung
representative /-tətiv/ adjective being a good example (of something); typical
repräsentativ
We need opinions from a representative sample of people Is this poem representative of his work?
carried on by elected people
parlamentarisch
representative government.
(Definition of represent from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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