- the act of speaking or negotiating on behalf of a state.
- an utterance on behalf of a state.
- representatives, house of
Origin of representation
Examples from the Web for representation
With all that said, representation of each of these respective communities has increased in the new Congress.
But Hollywood still is stalling when it was comes to LGBT representation in film.
The price these supposedly heroic battalion commanders demanded for their combat roles is representation in parliament.Ukraine’s President Wowed Congress, But His Party Has a Dark Side|Anna Nemtsova|September 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The big screen offered more vistas of representation than TV at that moment.How Robin Williams’ Mrs. Doubtfire Won the Culture Wars|Tim Teeman|August 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But thanks to work done in the 1960s and 1970s, “it is still seen as a representation of American Western ruggedness.”Yes We Can Still Market: Why U.S. Brands Remain World’s Most Valuable|Daniel Gross|June 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The including of them may now be referred to the object of direct taxes, and incidentally only to that representation.The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 3 of 4|American Anti-Slavery Society
There is such a similarity in all these statues that a representation of one will suffice.The Prehistoric World|E. A. Allen
On the bowl of the pipe, which was Ellen's Christmas gift, was a representation of a ten-kroner note.Pelle the Conqueror, Complete|Martin Anderson Nexo
One was the Tree, or the representation of the divine emanations in their manifold and intricate complexities.Solomon Maimon: An Autobiography.|Solomon Maimon
Gouverneur Morris moved to make the free population alone the basis of representation.
c.1400, "image, likeness," from Old French representacion (14c.) and directly from Latin representationem (nominative representatio), noun of action from past participle stem of repraesentare (see represent). Meaning "statement made in regard to some matter" is from 1670s. Legislative sense first attested 1769.