There are 2 translations of representative in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˌreprɪˈzentətɪv/


  • 1.1 representante (masculine and feminine) 1.2 (American English/inglés norteamericano) [Government/Gobierno] representante (mf), diputado, (m,f)
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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.
    (sales representative)
    representante (mf) or agente (mf) comercial

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There are 2 translations of representative in Spanish:



  • 1.1 (typical) [sample/cross section] representativo to be representative of sth ser* representativo de algo
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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’?
    1.2 [Politics/Política] [assembly] representativo
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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.

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