"representation" in the noun sense
1. representation, mental representation, internal representation
a presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image
a creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something
the act of representing standing in for someone or some group and speaking with authority in their behalf
4. representation, delegacy, agency
the state of serving as an official and authorized delegate or agent
a body of legislators that serve in behalf of some constituency
"a Congressional vacancy occurred in the representation from California"
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. theatrical performance, theatrical, representation, histrionics
a performance of a play
a statement of facts and reasons made in appealing or protesting
"certain representations were made concerning police brutality"
the right of being represented by delegates who have a voice in some legislative body
an activity that stands as an equivalent of something or results in an equivalent
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