representation

[ rep-ri-zen-tey-shuhn, -zuhn- ]
/ ˌrɛp rɪ zɛnˈteɪ ʃən, -zən- /

noun

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Origin of representation

1375–1425; late Middle English representacion<Latin repraesentātiōn- (stem of repraesentātiō), equivalent to repraesentāt(us) (past participle of repraesentāre to represent) + -iōn--ion

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representation
/ (ˌrɛprɪzɛnˈteɪʃən) /

noun

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