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represent

verb [T]
 
 
/ˌreprɪˈzent/
BE B2 to be equal to something
являться, равняться
In practice the figure represents a 10% pay cut. The cancellation of the new road project represents a victory for protesters.Existing and being
SPEAK FOR to officially speak or do something for someone else because they have asked you to
представлять, быть представителем
The union represents over 200 employees.Replacing and exchanging
COMPETITION B2 to be the person from a country, school, etc that is in a competition
представлять, быть представителем
Competing and contending (non-sporting)Competing in sportCompetitions, and parts of competitions
SIGN B2 to be a sign or symbol of something
обозначать
The crosses on the map represent churches.Meaning and significanceTypifying, illustrating and exemplifying
SHOW to show someone or something in a particular way
изображать, показывать
Representation in art and in general
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