Translation of "represent" - English-Portuguese dictionary

represent

verb uk /ˌrep·rɪˈzent/

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

representar
The union represents over 200 employees.

to be a sign or symbol of something

representar
The red lines on the map represent borders.

to be equal to something

representar
This book represents ten years of thought and research.
The figure represents a ten percent drop.

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