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Dictionary definition for: Representation

1. (n) a presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image

2. (n) a creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something

3. (n) the act of representing; standing in for someone or some group and speaking with authority in their behalf

4. (n) the state of serving as an official and authorized delegate or agent

5. (n) a body of legislators that serve in behalf of some constituency; "a Congressional vacancy occurred in the representation from California"

6. (n) a factual statement made by one party in order to induce another party to enter into a contract; "the sales contract contains several representations by the vendor"

7. (n) a performance of play

8. (n) a statement of facts and reasons made in appealing or protesting; "certain representations were made concerning police brutality"

9. (n) the right of being representated by delegates who have a voice in some legislative body

10. (n) an activity that stands as an equivalent of something or results in an equivalent

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