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Examples from the Web for rep
Reached Tuesday, a Sitrick Co. rep confirmed they parted ways with Epstein in April 2011.Sleazy Billionaire’s Double Life Featured Beach Parties With Stephen Hawking|M.L. Nestel|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
At that time, though, my job as a rep for an Australian company made it impossible to leave Australia.
Added Kinzinger, the Illinois rep, "We have to level the playing field in terms of creating a no-fly zone."U.S. Hasn’t Even Started Training Rebel Army to Fight ISIS|Tim Mak|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After making numerous phone calls, the rep set up a meeting with the FDA in June 2011.
He also demonstrated how he communicated via WhatsApp with a Jordanian ISIS rep in Syria.The Loser Who Wanted to Be the ISIS Agent Next Door|Michael Daly|September 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Rep is very serviceable, but there are many more curious foreign fabrics which may sometimes be met with at no very great cost.Household Organization|Florence Caddy
The boys know Bad News' rep too well to try asking him questions.Lion Loose|James H. Schmitz
Reptiliv′orous, feeding upon reptiles; Rep′tiloid, reptile form.
The seats were covered with rep, but must have had haircloth on them at one time.Polly's Business Venture|Lillian Elizabeth Roy
Crimson rep curtains, hung on a thick, blackened brass rod, divided it into two unequal parts.The Roll-Call|Arnold Bennett
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Word Origin and History for rep
1705 as abbreviation of reputation (n.); upon rep "I swear it" was a common 18c. slang asseveration. As a shortening of repetition (n.) it is recorded from 1864, originally school slang; as a shortening of representative (n.), especially "sales representative," it is attested from 1896. As an abbreviation of repertory (company) it is recorded from 1925.