Definition of Representation. Meaning of Representation. Synonyms of Representation

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Definition of Representation

Representation
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. 2. That which represents. Specifically: (a) A likeness, a picture, or a model; as, a representation of the human face, or figure, and the like. (b) A dramatic performance; as, a theatrical representation; a representation of Hamlet. (c) A description or statement; as, the representation of an historian, of a witness, or an advocate. (d) The body of those who act as representatives of a community or society; as, the representation of a State in Congress. (e) (Insurance Law) Any collateral statement of fact, made orally or in writing, by which an estimate of the risk is affected, or either party is influenced. 3. The state of being represented. Syn: Description; show; delineaton; portraiture; likeness; resemblance; exhibition; sight.

Meaning of Representation from wikipedia

- Representation may refer to: Representation (politics), political activities undertaken by elected representatives, as well as other theories Representative...
- Proportional representation (PR) characterizes electoral systems in which divisions in an electorate are reflected proportionately in the elected body...
- "No taxation without representation" is a political slogan originating during the 1700s that summarized one of 27 colonial grievances of the American colonists...
- linguistic representation, a representation of an utterance that uses symbols to represent linguistic information Symbolic (disambiguation) Representation (disambiguation)...
- Political representation is the activity of making citizens "present" in public policy making processes when political actors act in the best interest...
- Representation is the use of signs that stand in for and take the place of something else. It is through representation that people organize the world...
- Self representation may refer to: Self image Self-portrait Pro se legal representation in the United States Litigant in person, self-representation in a...
- An Intermediate representation (IR) is the data structure or code used internally by a compiler or virtual machine to represent source code. An IR is designed...
- Models of representation refer to ways in which elected officials behave in representative democracies. There are three main types: delegate, trustee,...
- specifically in representation theory, a semisimple representation (also called a completely reducible representation) is a linear representation of a group...
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