representative 1 of 2

as in example
one of a group or collection that shows what the whole is like this song is a fairly good representative of the other songs on the album

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as in typical
having or showing the qualities associated with the members of a particular group or kind a representative example of what that talented chef can do with even simple ingredients

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as in representational
having the function or meaning of an object or figure that stands for something else a red cross on this map is representative of a hospital or other medical facility

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“Representative.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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