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Their approach would encourage management to consider other options when they decided board representation unsuitable. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He also wants to encourage other governments to make representations. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The group said this would complement promised government action to discourage excessive executive pay and to improve worker representation on boards. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She admitted two charges of fraud by false representation and asked for 17 others to be taken into consideration at Portsmouth crown court. The Sun (2016)She denies misconduct in public office and false representation. The Sun (2009)We always make a fair representation of what goes on in the camp. The Sun (2012)The body made its recommendations after receiving representations from the government and campaign groups. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Without legal representation these people would not have received damages. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The introduction of proportional representation was one of the most significant features of the constitution. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)My body is the visual representation of the story an artist or designer wants to tell. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Student representation on university boards is to be heavily cut. Times, Sunday Times (2007)And in particular will you support the widening of shareholder representation and employee representation on remuneration committees? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Complaints about political representation only seem to have grown more vocal in recent years. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The symbolic images or representations in question are of a physical nature. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)Last month she was jailed for eight months after admitting six charges of false representation. The Sun (2009)This is called the "duty of fair representation. Human Resource Management in Government (1995)It is also thought that the final deal includes proportional representation for local government elections. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Whether or not legal representation was necessary depended on the nature of the case. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He is no longer interested in a precise visual representation. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She would enforce employee representation on company boards. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Other ideas that were vetoed included setting fixed terms for councillors and allowing councils to pilot proportional representation. Times, Sunday Times (2008) Make formal representations, present written proposals and demands. Human Resource Management in Government (1995)The risk lies in the fact that Italian representation in the final is out of the question. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There were more than enough Labour opponents of proportional representation to scupper a deal. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Is representation on committees balanced? Christianity Today (2000)Now it is about to go a step farther: a national referendum tomorrow will decide whether to allow animals official legal representation. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We will put forward our evidence to a judge while the tenant, no doubt with legal representation, will make the opposing case. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'representation'
British English: representation NOUN
If you have representation on a committee, someone on the committee supports you.
These people have no representation in the government.
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