representation


representation
noun
1 sth that shows/describes sth
ADJECTIVE
accurate, faithful, good, true
inaccurate
simplified
stereotypical
diagrammatic, graphic, graphical, photographic, pictorial, schematic, visual
two-dimensional, etc.
written

the written representation of a spoken text

artistic, cinematic, fictional, literary

artistic representations of the parent/child relationship

media

contemporary media representations of youth

abstract, symbolic
literal, realistic

a realistic cinematic representation of the Depression

VERB + REPRESENTATION
create, generate, produce

There are many ways of generating a two-dimensional representation of an object.

offer, present

The film offers a realistic representation of life in rural Spain.

show

a book showing graphic representations of the periodic table

PHRASES
a form of representation, a means of representation
2 having representatives to speak/vote for you
ADJECTIVE
broad, large

The task force had broad representation with members drawn from different departments.

increased
strong
effective
adequate
balanced, equal, fair
disproportionate
direct

direct representation in Parliament

democratic, proportional
collective

Textile workers wanted collective representation.

parliamentary, political
black, female, minority
legal
diplomatic
union
employee
VERB + REPRESENTATION
have

They had a strong representation in government.

be entitled to

Whether guilty or innocent, we are still entitled to legal representation.

achieve, secure, win

All parties won representation in the national assembly.

ensure, guarantee

He claims that their electoral system ensures fair representation of all parties.

increase

The party has increased its representation in Parliament.

reduce
allow sb, provide (sb with)

The accused was not allowed legal representation.

seek

workers that seek union representation

Sanchez is now seeking legal representation.

get, obtain
PREPOSITION
representation by

representation by a lawyer

representation for

representation for employees

representation from

representation from all parties

representation on

shareholder representation on the boards of directors

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PHRASES
a system of representation
3 representations (formal, esp. BrE) formal statements
ADJECTIVE
false
oral, written
VERB + REPRESENTATIONS
make
receive
PREPOSITION
representation to

They may make representations to government on matters affecting their organization.


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  • représentation — [ r(ə)prezɑ̃tasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1250; lat. repræsentatio, de repræsentare I ♦ Action de mettre devant les yeux ou devant l esprit de qqn. 1 ♦ Vx ou dr. Production, présentation. Représentation d acte (pouvant servir de titre ou de preuve). ⇒… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Representation — Représentation Pour les articles homonymes, voir représentation (homonymie). La représentation désigne étymologiquement l « Action de replacer devant les yeux de quelqu un ». [1] Cette notion d origine latine garde tout son sens… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • representation — rep‧re‧sen‧ta‧tion [ˌreprɪzenˈteɪʆn] noun 1. [uncountable] when someone else speaks for you: • There has been a decline in union representation in the auto industry. ˌboard represenˈtation when the heads of particular departments or groups… …   Financial and business terms

  • representation — rep·re·sen·ta·tion n 1: one that represents: as a: a statement or account made to influence opinion or action compare warranty 3 b: an incidental or collateral statement of fact on the faith of which a contract is entered into the contract of… …   Law dictionary

  • representation — Representation. s. f. v. Exhibition, exposition devant les yeux. Il intervint un Arrest qui ordonnoit la representation des titres, la representation des titres en original. on le mit la garde d un Huissier qu on chargea de la representation de… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Representation — can refer to:* Representation (politics), one s ability to influence the political process * Representative democracy * Representation (arts), the depiction and ethical concerns of construction in visual arts and literature. * Representation… …   Wikipedia

  • Representation — Rep re*sen*ta tion ( z?n t? sh?n), n. [F. repr?sentation, L. representatio.] 1. The act of representing, in any sense of the verb. [1913 Webster] 2. That which represents. Specifically: (a) A likeness, a picture, or a model; as, a representation… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • representation — refers to the way in which images and texts reconstruct, rather than reflect, the original sources they represent. Thus a painting, photograph, or written text about a tree is never an actual tree, but the reconstruction of what it seemed to be… …   Dictionary of sociology

  • representation — Representation, Repraesentatio. Representation de quelque chose, Idolum idoli. Representation et imitation de la personne d autruy, Hypocrisis. La representation d une farce, Actio fabulae. Belle representation et apparence de maison, Dignitas… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • representation — représentation фр. [рэпрэзантасьо/н] representation англ. [рэпризэнте/йшн] 1) изображение 2) представление (театральное) …   Словарь иностранных музыкальных терминов

  • représentation — фр. [рэпрэзантасьо/н] representation англ. [рэпризэнте/йшн] 1) изображение 2) представление (театральное) …   Словарь иностранных музыкальных терминов


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