Translation of "represent" - English-Italian dictionary


verb uk /ˌrep·rɪˈzent/ us /ˌrep·rɪˈzent/

to officially speak for someone else because they have asked you to

The union represents over 200 employees. Il sindacato rappresenta oltre 200 impiegati.

to be a sign or symbol of something

The red lines on the map represent borders. Le linee rosse sulla mappa rappresentano i confini.

to be equal to something

This book represents ten years of thought and research. Questo libro rappresenta dieci anni di riflessione e ricerca.
The figure represents a ten percent drop. La cifra rappresenta un calo del dieci per cento.

(Translation of “represent” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)