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Definition of Representatives
RepresentativeRepresentative Rep`re*sent"a*tive (-z?nt`?-t?v), a. [Cf. F.
1. Fitted to represent; exhibiting a similitude.
2. Bearing the character or power of another; acting for
another or others; as, a council representative of the
3. Conducted by persons chosen to represent, or act as
deputies for, the people; as, a representative government.
(a) Serving or fitted to present the full characters of
the type of a group; typical; as, a representative
genus in a family.
(b) Similar in general appearance, structure, and habits,
but living in different regions; -- said of certain
species and varieties.
5. (Metaph.) Giving, or existing as, a transcript of what was
originally presentative knowledge; as, representative
faculties; representative knowledge. See Presentative, 3
and Represent, 8.
Representative Rep`re*sent"a*tive, n. [Cf. LL.
1. One who, or that which, represents (anything); that which
exhibits a likeness or similitude.
A statute of Rumor, whispering an idiot in the ear,
who was the representative of Credulity. --Addison.
Difficulty must cumber this doctrine which supposes
that the perfections of God are the representatives
to us of whatever we perceive in the creatures.
2. An agent, deputy, or substitute, who supplies the place of
another, or others, being invested with his or their
3. (Law) One who represents, or stands in the place of,
Note: The executor or administrator is ordinarily held to be
the representative of a deceased person, and is
sometimes called the legal representative, or the
personal representative. The heir is sometimes called
the real representative of his deceased ancestor. The
heirs and executors or administrators of a deceased
person are sometimes compendiously described as his
real and personal representatives. --Wharton. Burrill.
4. A member of the lower or popular house in a State
legislature, or in the national Congress. [U.S.]
(a) That which presents the full character of the type of
(b) A species or variety which, in any region, takes the
place of a similar one in another region.
Meaning of Representatives from wikipedia
body in various countries
or sub-national entities
who is a member
of a legislature Representative
- of voting representatives
by law at 435. If enacted, the DC Admission
Act would permanently increase
to 436. In...
- individual representatives
by the public, as in national elections
for the national
legislature. Elected representatives
- The following
is a list of members
of the United States House
from the state
of New York. For chronological tables
- All 435 voting seats
in the House
will be up for election. As of October 2021, 19 representatives
that they will be retiring...
- district representatives
a particular geographical
area. The 18th Congress
has 243 congressional
districts. Party-list representatives
as the Chamber
. Each one forms
the lower house
of a bicameral
(France), the lower
- of Representatives
is the name of legislative bodies
in many countries
and sub-national entitles. In many countries, the House
- of Representatives
has several powers
to the House
of Councillors. If a bill is p****ed by the lower house
- United States House
of Representatives elections
will be held on November
8, 2022. Elections
will be held to elect representatives
from all 435 congressional...
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