- the act of speaking or negotiating on behalf of a state.
- an utterance on behalf of a state.
Origin of representation
Examples from the Web for self-representation
Historical Examples of self-representation
The whole representation of Lionel's life and ideas is self-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.