Representativeness



[rep-ri-zen-tuh-tiv] /ˌrɛp rɪˈzɛn tə tɪv/
noun
1.
a person or thing that represents another or others.
2.
an agent or deputy:
a legal representative.
3.
a person who represents a constituency or community in a legislative body, especially a member of the U.S. House of Representatives or a lower house in certain state legislatures.
4.
a typical example or specimen of a group, quality, or kind.
adjective
5.
serving to represent; representing.
6.
standing or acting for another or others.
7.
made up of representatives:
a representative assembly.
8.
Government. of or relating to a system of governance by chosen representatives, usually elected from among a large group, as in representative democracy; representative government.
9.
exemplifying a group or kind; typical:
a representative selection of Elizabethan plays.
10.
corresponding to or replacing some other species or the like, as in a different locality.
11.
of, relating to, or characteristic of representationalism.
12.
pertaining to or of the nature of a mental image or representation.
representative
/ˌrɛprɪˈzɛntətɪv/
noun
1.
a person or thing that represents another or others
2.
a person who represents and tries to sell the products or services of a firm, esp a travelling salesman Often shortened to rep
3.
a typical example
4.
a person representing a constituency in a deliberative, legislative, or executive body, esp (capital) a member of the House of Representatives (the lower house of Congress) See also House of Representatives
5.
(NZ) a rugby player, football player, etc, chosen to represent a province in interprovincial sports
adjective
6.
serving to represent; symbolic
7.

exemplifying a class or kind; typical: a representative example of the species
containing or including examples of all the interests, types, etc, in a group: a representative collection

8.
acting as deputy or proxy for another or others
9.
acting for or representing a constituency or the whole people in the process of government: a representative council
10.
of, characterized by, or relating to the political principle of representation of the people: representative government
11.
of or relating to a mental picture or representation

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