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noun representation pronunciation in British English /ˌreprɪzenˈteɪʃ(ə)n/ 
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singularrepresentation
pluralrepresentations
  1. 1
    [countable] a sign, symbol, or picture of something

    The dove in the picture is a representation of peace.

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  2. 2
    [uncountable] a person or group that speaks, acts, or is present for another person, group, or organization

    You should get legal representation (=get a lawyer to help you) immediately.

    France had no representation at the peace talks.

  3. 3

    representations

    [plural] formal complaints that you make to an official organization
    make representations about/to:

    Dissatisfied parents have made representations to their local school.

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