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Definition of Representation

Representation

  1. The act of representing, in any sense of the verb.
  2. That which represents.
  3. A likeness, a picture, or a model; as, a representation of the human face, or figure, and the like.
  4. A dramatic performance; as, a theatrical representation; a representation of Hamlet.
  5. A description or statement; as, the representation of an historian, of a witness, or an advocate.
  6. The body of those who act as representatives of a community or society; as, the representation of a State in Congress.
  7. Any collateral statement of fact, made orally or in writing, by which an estimate of the risk is affected, or either party is influenced.
  8. The state of being represented.

Representation Quotations

The World Trade Center is a living symbol of man's dedication to world peace... a representation of man's belief in humanity, his need for individual dignity, his beliefs in the cooperation of men, and, through cooperation, his ability to find greatness.
Minoru Yamasaki

The poet ranks far below the painter in the representation of visible things, and far below the musician in that of invisible things.
Leonardo da Vinci

Representation of the world, like the world itself, is the work of men; they describe it from their own point of view, which they confuse with the absolute truth.
Simone de Beauvoir

And you have to remember that I came to America as an immigrant. You know, on a ship, through the Statue of Liberty. And I saw that skyline, not just as a representation of steel and concrete and glass, but as really the substance of the American Dream.
Daniel Libeskind

If particular care and attention is not paid to the ladies, we are determined to foment a rebellion, and will not hold ourselves bound by any laws in which we have no voice, or representation.
Abigail Adams
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Representation Translations

representation in Danish is figur
representation in Dutch is beeld, afbeelding, figuur
representation in German is Darstellung, Vertretung
representation in Italian is rappresentanza, presentazione