representative/ ˌrɛp rɪˈzɛn tə tɪv /

a person or thing that represents another or others.
an agent or deputy:
a legal representative.

serving to represent; representing.
standing or acting for another or others.
made up of representatives:
a representative assembly.
Government. of or relating to a system of governance by chosen representatives, usually elected from among a large group, as in representative democracy; representative government.


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