Definición de representative en inglés:

representative

Silabificación: rep·re·sen·ta·tive
Pronunciación: /ˌreprəˈzen(t)ədiv
 
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adjetivo

1Typical of a class, group, or body of opinion: these courses are representative of those taken by most Harvard undergraduates
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  • Here is a representative synopsis of current opinion.
  • For one thing, we will have to ignore a good deal of commentary presented by nameless characters, by representative characters, and by lay figures who appear for one important speech and are never seen again.
  • Secondly, why would these representative strategies indicate that Julie's mind is ‘a place of absence’?
Sinónimos
typical, prototypical, characteristic, illustrative, archetypal
1.1Containing typical examples of many or all types: a representative sample of young people in the South
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  • Let's consider his latest among a representative sample of 2004's notable short story collections.
  • A show currently at New York's Janos Gat Gallery features Ross's latest works, along with representative examples of earlier series.
  • The sheer number of illustrations is one of the book's main strengths and it is reasonably unlikely that any attempt to research a specific decanter will fail to locate a representative example.
2(Of a legislative or deliberative assembly) consisting of people chosen to act and speak on behalf of a wider group.
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  • The company told the Blessington Forum, a representative body of the town's businesses, that it was considering turning the dump into a legal landfill.
  • The Conference of Religious in Ireland, the representative body for the orders, recently called for more land to be made available for social housing.
  • In the UK, large companies have traditionally operated a system of workers' councils which also allow workers a say in the management of the business by allocating them places on such a representative body.
2.1(Of a government or political system) based on elected representatives: free elections and representative democracy
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  • The main prerequisite of representative democracy is based on an assumption that an average citizen enjoys free and equal access to any political debate.
  • There is still an opportunity for the Bush Administration to set Iraq onto a political path leading to representative democracy.
  • The reason we have representative government is because we elect these people to spend a little time thinking that the issues, sometimes we don't have the time to do that.
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elected, elective, chosen, democratic, popular
3Serving as a portrayal or symbol of something: the show should be more representative of how women really are
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  • I tried to make music that suited the artist and reflected the signature of that artist, and was very representative of who they were.
  • In the absence of a more refined critique, Gritten's polemic seems more representative of that special, English resistance to theory than of something more relevant and positive.
  • User's Guide has a few advantages over its predecessors: by benefit of its timing, it's much broader and perhaps more representative of their two decades of prodigious output.
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3.1(Of art) representational: the bust involves a high degree of representative abstraction
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  • In a few paintings, abstract and representative imagery meet.
  • Smith translates complicated images of ‘accidental realities’ into film and photography as representative modes, which may provide an illusion of control over life.
  • The great three-bay Crucifixion in S. Giacomo, filled with incident and genre detail but controlled by a compositional rigour looking both to Giotto and to Roman relief sculpture, is representative.
4 Philosophy Of or relating to mental representation.

sustantivo

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1A person chosen or appointed to act or speak for another or others, in particular.
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  • Friends said it planned to focus on distributing its products, which include pensions and savings, through independent financial advisers and appointed representatives.
  • Independently appointed public representatives are involved in all stages of the process.
  • He refuses, but later does speak to Tribunal representatives, although still says he will not travel to give evidence.
Sinónimos
1.1An agent of a firm who travels to potential clients to sell its products.
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  • As a result, there is now a combined sales force of more than 2,000 representatives selling Altace to an expanded market.
  • Nokia sales representatives don't talk about their products being the fastest or the lightest on the market, but they do talk about the great technology that lets customers communicate.
  • GlaxoSmithKline, with its vast network of sales representatives around the world, markets and sells for other drug companies.
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salesperson, salesman, saleswoman, agent
informal rep
1.2An employee of a travel company who looks after the needs of its vacationing clients.
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  • The tour representative is a mistress of the revels, who incites the children to even greater excesses than they can imagine for themselves, which eventually results in the death of one of them on his 21st birthday.
  • During the ski season, the company employs a further 20 part-time representatives in each of its resorts.
  • This tour can be booked locally with the travel representative.
1.3A person chosen or elected to speak and act on behalf of others in a legislative assembly or deliberative body.
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  • We want to make legislators and elected representatives accountable.
  • While VUWSA exec members are elected representatives, that does not give them free license to decide what Victoria University as a whole supports.
  • Few women are in positions of real responsibility in Japanese commerce and only around five per cent of women are elected representatives in Japan's Parliament.
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1.4A delegate who attends a conference, negotiations, legal hearing, etc., so as to represent the interests of another person or group.
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  • NGO members as well as interested individuals and representatives attended the meeting from companies and relevant governmental agencies.
  • About 100 workers' representatives attended the hearing, but Sony was only represented by two Indonesian assistant managers.
  • About 160 Japanese company representatives attended the seminar.
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1.5A person who takes the place of another on a ceremonial or official occasion.
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  • The signing ceremony was attended by representatives of ten participating banks and a representative of the High Commissioner of the Republic of Namibia in the UK, the bank said in a statement.
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2An example of a class or group: fossil representatives of lampreys and hagfishes
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  • Agee refuses to cast his sharecroppers as representatives of a class only, insisting instead on the complex interaction between type and particular individual, between commodity and artifact.
  • The level of dissatisfaction could be seen by the fact that even representatives of the young middle classes were often upset.
  • Moreover, as Kempe travels throughout England and the rest of Europe, she often finds herself confronting less than exemplary representatives of her Lord.
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Derivativos

representatively

adverbio
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  • It is much less adept at counting employees in small businesses, simply because there are too many small enterprises to representatively sample them.
  • The revolutionaries of 1789 assumed that national sovereignty could only be exercised representatively, but within ten years Napoleon had begun to show how it could be appropriated to legitimize dictatorship and even monarchy.
  • A left lower lobectomy was performed, and sectioning of the lung demonstrated a 1.3-cm firm, tan-pink mass which was representatively frozen.

representativeness

sustantivo
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  • Writers who ignore or gloss over the audience cannot fully understand the appeal of popular figures, explore the music's contingent social effects, or contest the representativeness of existing accounts.
  • The issue of representativeness was of little significance because of my predominantly qualitative and narrative research approach.
  • What is obvious is that, despite this rainbow of representativeness, one notable absence was the working-class, white male.

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