representative

[ rep-ri-zen-tuh-tiv ]
/ ˌrɛp rɪˈzɛn tə tɪv /
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noun

adjective


Nearby words

  1. reprehensively,
  2. represent,
  3. representation,
  4. representational,
  5. representationalism,
  6. representatives,
  7. representatives, house of,
  8. repress,
  9. repressed,
  10. represser

Origin of representative

1350–1400; Middle English (adj.) < Medieval Latin repraesentātīvus, equivalent to repraesentāt(us) (see representation) + -īvus -ive

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British Dictionary definitions for representativeness

representative

/ (ˌrɛprɪˈzɛntətɪv) /

noun

adjective

Derived Formsrepresentatively, adverbrepresentativeness, noun

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Word Origin and History for representativeness
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