representation - definition and synonyms

 
 
noun 

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/ˌreprɪzenˈteɪʃ(ə)n/
singularrepresentation
pluralrepresentations
  1. 1
    [countable] a sign, symbol, or picture of something

    The dove in the picture is a representation of peace.

  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.