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Typical of a class, group, or body of opinion
“But the poem is representative not exceptional.”
Serving as a portrayal or symbol of something
“Did a majority of American film spectators live in large cities before the 1940s, or were small town and country viewers more representative of the overall audience?”
Acting as deputy for another
“Invariably, multiparty elections in Nigeria were meant to encourage the expression of the needs of different interest groups and thereby create a representative plurality that would equate to true democracy.”
A person who acts or does business for another
“And the new agency can get involved in rule-making as the representative of injured workers.”
An example of a class or group
“Moreover, as Kempe travels throughout England and the rest of Europe, she often finds herself confronting less than exemplary representatives of her Lord.”
A person chosen or appointed to act or speak for another or others
“Aer Lingus is not speaking to Impact as a representative of cabin crew.”
An agent of a firm who travels to potential clients to sell its products
“Rocks joined Alfred twenty years ago as a sales representative who traveled to music stores throughout North America.”
A person chosen to act for or represent a group
“Our representatives in parliament.”
“He acted as his father's representative.”
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