represent

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represent /ˌrɛprɪˈzɛnt/ verb
represents; represented; representing
represent
/ˌrɛprɪˈzɛnt/
verb
represents; represented; representing
Learner's definition of REPRESENT
[+ object]
: to act or speak officially for (someone or something)
: to have a government position in which you speak or act for (a particular group, state, etc.)
: to speak or act for (someone or something) in a court of law
[+ object]
: to be part of a sports event or other competition for (a particular country, city, school, etc.)
be represented used to say that people from a particular place or group are present at an event, meeting, etc.
not used in progressive tenses, [linking verb] : to form or be something
[+ object] : to be an example of (someone or something)
[+ object] : to be a sign or symbol of (someone or something)
[+ object] : to show (someone or something) in a picture, painting, photograph, etc.
[+ object] : to describe (someone or something) in a particular way
often used to suggest that a description is false
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