a: not serving as a typical or characteristic examplea nonrepresentative sample
b: not of, based on, or constituting a government in which the many are represented by persons chosen from among them usually by electionnonrepresentative governments
Examples of nonrepresentative in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebIn those cases, small, nonrepresentative subsets of users self-select to curate material, and each one can see what the others are doing.
Gilad Edelman, Wired, 1 Sep. 2021 The episode is perfect insight into mainstream American views of othered places — Africa or Asia, New Orleans or Compton — a story limned by limited outsiders and thus nonrepresentative, objectified and objectionable.
Tunde Wey, San Francisco Chronicle, 18 Mar. 2018
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