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Typical of a class, group, or body of opinion,
  1. Typical of a class, group, or body of opinion
    • - these courses are representative of those taken by most Harvard undergraduates
  2. Containing typical examples of many or all types
    • - a representative sample of young people in the South
  3. (of a legislative or deliberative assembly) Consisting of people chosen to act and speak on behalf of a wider group

  4. (of a government or political system) Based on representation of the people by such deputies
    • - free elections and representative democracy
  5. Serving as a portrayal or symbol of something
    • - the show should be more representative of how women really are
  6. (of art) Representational
    • - the bust involves a high degree of representative abstraction
  7. Of or relating to mental representation

  1. A person chosen or appointed to act or speak for another or others, in particular

  2. An agent of a firm who travels to potential clients to sell its products

  3. An employee of a travel company who looks after the needs of its vacationing clients

  4. A person chosen or elected to speak and act on behalf of others in a legislative assembly or deliberative body

  5. A delegate who attends a conference, negotiations, legal hearing, etc., so as to represent the interests of another person or group

  6. A person who takes the place of another on a ceremonial or official occasion

  7. An example of a class or group
    • - fossil representatives of lampreys and hagfishes

  1. a person who represents others
  2. serving to represent or typify; "representative moviegoers"; "a representative modern play"
  3. spokesperson: an advocate who represents someone else's policy or purpose; "the meeting was attended by spokespersons for all the major organs of government"
  4. standing for something else; "the bald eagle is representative of the United States"
  5. congressman: a member of the United States House of Representatives
  6. being or characteristic of government by representation in which citizens exercise power through elected officers and representatives; "representative government as defined by Abraham Lincoln is government of the people, by the people, for the people"
  7. The Representative was a spectacularly unsuccessful daily newspaper published in London, England, from 25 January 1826 to 29 July 1826.
  8. The representativeness heuristic is a rule of thumb wherein people judge the probability or frequency of a hypothesis by considering how much the hypothesis resembles available data as opposed to using a Bayesian calculation. ...
  9. (Representatives) A legislature is a type of deliberative assembly with the power to pass, amend, and repeal laws. The law created by a legislature is called legislation or statutory law. ...
  10. (representativeness) A sample is representative to the extent that it has the same distribution of characteristics as the population from which it was selected; our ability to generalize from sample to population is critically dependent on representativeness. (151)
  11. (Representativeness) Inclusion of all the archetypal communities in a reserve network.
  12. (Representativeness) The ability of the respondents to be similar enough to the population so that the results for the respondents would be the same as if the entire population was surveyed.
  13. (Representativeness) The extent to which areas selected for inclusion in the protected area network are capable of reflecting the known biological diversity and ecological patterns and processes of the ecological community or ecosystem concerned, or the extent to which populations represent or ...
  14. (Representativeness) The extent to which measurements actually depict the true environmental condition or population being evaluated;
  15. (Representatives) A sales team working for the publisher.  They have been given territories and gather orders within this territory, usually calling on the bookstores in person.
  16. (Representatives) may come with the client to a mediation, however, parties also come unrepresented. The important thing is that parties should feel comfortable and part of a mediators role is to ensure that parties do not feel or otherwise prejudiced if the disputant has come with a bigger team.
  17. (“Representatives”) means, in relation to the Subscriber:
  18. (Representativity) the comprehensive sample of exam tasks taken from the foreign language during the examination, on the basis of which, the existence of foreign language knowledge appropriate to the given level can be safely ascertained. ...
  19. One who acts for another with permission; an agent.
  20. Someone who is authorized to act on your behalf, such as an executor or a trustee.
  21. A person who acts on behalf of others or someone elected to a law-making body
  22. or assertive. The speaker becomes committed to the truth of the propositional content; for example, asserting: “It's raining.”
  23. A Senator or Member of Parliament who makes decisions on behalf of Canadians.
  24. A person selected and designated in writing by a complainant or the class agent. The representative may accompany, represent, and advise in the complaint process.
  25. A person who the client has identified to the Canada Pension Plan as representing them in their Canada Pension Plan disability application or appeal processes. ...