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unrepresentative

Line breaks: un|rep¦re¦sen|ta¦tive
Pronunciation: /ˌʌnrɛprɪˈzɛntətɪv
 
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Definition of unrepresentative in English:

adjective

Not typical of a class, group, or body of opinion: an unrepresentative minority
More example sentences
  • That thoroughly unrepresentative body of millionaires could have a SOCIALIST in its ranks.
  • Popular opinion (or some unrepresentative poll) can never be a basis for decisions in a democracy.
  • How, scientifically, can we regard them as anything other than personal, unrepresentative opinions?

Derivatives

unrepresentativeness

1
noun
Example sentences
  • But I don't think that its own judgment of unrepresentativeness can outweigh its obligation to set the record straight once it publishes the original story.
  • Of course, there are limitations in such narratives (e.g., unrepresentativeness of sample, self - deception, blindness to motives, errors in memory, wanting to induce a particular reaction).
  • There are frequent complaints about Parliament's social unrepresentativeness, particularly its male and upper and middle-class character.

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