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representation

noun uk   us   /ˌrep.rɪ.zenˈteɪ.ʃən/

representation noun (ACTING FOR)

C2 [U] a person or organization that speaks, acts, or is present officially for someone else: Can he afford legal representation?
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representation noun (DESCRIPTION)

C2 [U] the way that someone or something is shown or described: He gave a talk on the representation of women in 19th-century art. [C] a sign, picture, model, etc. of something: This statue is a representation of Hercules.
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