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representation

noun
 
 
/ˌreprɪzenˈteɪʃən/
SPEAKING FOR [U] speaking or doing something officially for another person: Can he afford legal representation?Replacing and exchanging
SHOWING [C, U] the way someone or something is shown: an accurate representation of country life → See also proportional representationRepresentation in art and in general
(Definition of representation from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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