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Representative Definition

(noun)

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an item of information that is typical of a class or group

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(noun)

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an advocate who represents someone else's policy or purpose

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(noun)

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a member of the United States House of Representatives

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(noun)

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a person who represents others

(adjective)

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being or characteristic of government by representation in which citizens exercise power through elected officers and representatives


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representative government as defined by Abraham Lincoln is government of the people, by the people, for the people

(adjective)

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serving to represent or typify


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representative moviegoers

a representative modern play

(adjective)

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standing for something else


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the bald eagle is representative of the United States