Definition of 'represent'
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She argues that the discs say lots about how people represent themselves. Times, Sunday Times (2016)No one will be prouder than him to represent his country. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Here the technical part is well represented. Computing (2010)The characters often represent a single emotion. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Agents can represent different bits of the supply chain. Computing (2010)But an enjoyable one representing your county. The Sun (2016)She says it represents chicken shops and corner stores in the area. The Sun (2016)Yes, he has a vested interest representing the legal trade but he also represents victims. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It represents an important change in German defence policy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There are others representing areas that voted equally heavily to leave the EU. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Two distinct linguistic groups are represented here. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)The dispute centres around which union represents the construction workers and also involves benefits and working conditions. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Not all of these people represent something beyond themselves and their individual stories. The English Civil War: A People's History (2006)This means your concept of who can represent that character is totally flexible. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The components are represented by standardized symbols and the connections by straight lines as shown below. Technology Basic Facts (1990)They represent huge areas and are elected from party lists. Times, Sunday Times (2010)That means being a rental agent representing more than one property in the capital is technically illegal. Times, Sunday Times (2013)No one could better represent the consumer. The Sun (2009)The agreement satisfied the pope and represented another victory for him. JEM SULTAN: The Adventures of a Captive Turkish Prince in Renaissance Europe (2004)Only to represent my country and to qualify if possible. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In part it derived from the constituency he represented. THE GUARDSMEN (2004)They represent the next stage in the evolution of a huge and complex disaster. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This flat represents the change in me since last year. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We will continue to represent their views. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Electrical energy is all around us and represents a potential source of unintentional injuries. An Introduction to Community Health (1995)The binary patterns used to represent characters. Computers Basic Facts (1983)The shaded areas represent profits under each industry structure. Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)They represent a denominational group one would expect to have increased income as their young adults advance in their careers. Sociology and Religion: A Collection of Readings (1995)What interests do these people represent? The Chomsky Update - Linguistics and Politics (1990)The women represent the sport well, they represent themselves well. The Sun (2014)The figure paid to agents represents about 5 per cent. Times, Sunday Times (2009)These sorts of stocks are well represented in equity income funds, which are benefiting from a recent return of good dividends. Times, Sunday Times (2011)My list of places to eat in New York represents just a small pocket of that choice. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This domain consists of symbols which represent an essential "structural" trait of the world view as a whole -- to wit, its inner hierarchy of significance. Sociology and Religion: A Collection of Readings (1995)
Synonyms of 'represent'
act for, speak for, appear for, speak on behalf of
stand for, substitute for, play the part of, assume the role of
play for, appear for, be a member of the team
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Translations for 'represent'
British English: represent /ˌrɛprɪˈzɛnt/ VERB
If someone represents you, they act for you.
We elect politicians to represent us.
- American English: represent
- Arabic: يُـمَثِّلُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: representar
- Chinese: 代表
- Croatian: zastupati
- Czech: reprezentovat
- Danish: repræsentere
- Dutch: vertegenwoordigen
- European Spanish: representar
- Finnish: edustaa
- French: représenter
- German: vertreten
- Greek: αντιπροσωπεύω
- Italian: rappresentare
- Japanese: 代表する
- Korean: 대표하다
- Norwegian: representere
- Polish: reprezentować
- European Portuguese: representar
- Romanian: a reprezenta
- Russian: представлять
- Spanish: representar
- Swedish: företräda
- Thai: เป็นตัวแทน
- Turkish: temsil etmek
- Ukrainian: представляти
- Vietnamese: đại diện cho
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