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representational

[ rep-ri-zen-tey-shuh-nl, -zuhn- ]
/ ˌrɛp rɪ zɛnˌteɪ ʃə nl, -zən- /
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adjective
of or relating to representation.
representing or depicting an object in a recognizable manner: representational art.
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Origin of representational

First recorded in 1850–55; representation + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM representational

un·rep·re·sen·ta·tion·al, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for representational

representational
/ (ˌrɛprɪzɛnˈteɪʃənəl) /

adjective
fine arts depicting or attempting to depict objects, scenes, figures, etc, directly as seen; naturalistic
of or relating to representation
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