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English definition of “representative”


adjective (ACTING FOR)    /ˌrep.rɪˈzen.tə.tɪv/ US  /-t̬ə.t̬ɪv/
A representative system of government is one in which people vote for politicians to represent them.Typifying, illustrating and exemplifyingMeaning and significance
(Definition of representative adjective (ACTING FOR) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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