Examples of representation in a Sentence
Each state has equal representation in the Senate.
The letters of the alphabet are representations of sounds.
Recent Examples of representation from the Web
The Miami Turnover Chain was simultaneously the freshest motivational trinket and the most accurate representation of The U imaginable.
Interestingly, representations of the Klan by other artists of the 1930s, such as Philip Guston and Joe Jones, continue to hang in museums.
Sanyal said more positive representations of LGBTQ people in media could considerably improve the perception of the community held by society — and parents in particular.
Why do popular representations of biomedical striving still seem to conclude so logically with retribution?
Renner and the city attorney say no conflict exists because Renner’s representation of Edgemoor ended in 2016.
The impressive permanent collection includes everything from traditional First Nations pieces to contemporary street-wise works, with each piece providing a representation of some part of British Columbia’s history and culture.
Lack of representation of people of color in American food media bothered me more than her.
In Feed, Matt and Olivia’s tree is the bond of their youth, the natural representation of all Olivia’s subconscious fears and anxieties about leaving home and separating from her family and her twin.
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First Known Use of representation
REPRESENTATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of representation for English Language Learners
: a person or group that speaks or acts for or in support of another person or group
: something (such as a picture or symbol) that stands for something else
: a painting, sculpture, etc., that is created to look like a particular thing or person
REPRESENTATION Defined for Kids
Definition of representation for Students
legal Definition of representation
- when a contract for sale contains certain representations by the purchaser
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