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  Words related to representative

Related / Similar Words: example, illustration, instance, congressman, congresswoman, spokesperson, interpreter, voice

 

Definition:
  • an item of information that is representative of a type; "this patient provides a typical example of the syndrome"; "there is an example on page 10";
  • a member of the United States House of Representatives;
  • a person who represents others;
  • an advocate who represents someone else''s policy or purpose; "the meeting was attended by spokespersons for all the major organs of government";
  • being or characteristic of government by representation in which citizens exercise power through elected officers and representatives; "representative government as defined by Abraham Lincoln is government of the people, by the people, for the people";
  • standing for something else; "the bald eagle is representative of the United States";
  • serving to represent or typify; "representative moviegoers"; "a representative modern play";

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    Hyponyms: apology, excuse, exception, precedent, case in point, quintessence, sample, specimen, rep, agent, alderman, assemblyman, assemblywoman, contact, middleman, delegate, emissary, envoy, head of state, chief of state, personal representative, resident commissioner, union representative, ambassador, flak catcher, flak, flack catcher, flack, mouthpiece, mouth, spokesman, spokeswoman, traveling salesman, travelling salesman, commercial traveler, commercial traveller, roadman, bagman

     

    Derivational Morphology: exemplify, illustrate, instance, instantiate, represent

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 代表   Dutch: vertegenwoordiger  
    Finnish: edistaka   French: représentant  
    German: Repräsentant   Hungarian: képviselő  
    Italian: rappresentante   Japanese: 代表者  
    Korean: 대표   Polish: reprezentant  
    Portuguese: representante   Russian: представитель  
    Serbian: poslanik   Spanish: representante  
    Swedish: representant  
     
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