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 Meanings and Examples of REPRESENTATION
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 n.  act of representing; standing in for someone or some group and speaking with authority in their behalf
Classic Sentence: (29 in 2 pages)
1  And here we cannot but think it necessary to offer some better proof than the incidents of an idle tale, to vindicate the melancholy representation of manners which has been just laid before the reader.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIII
2  Edmund was the only one of the family who could see a fault in the business; but no representation of his aunt's could induce him to find Mr. Rushworth a desirable companion.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IV
3  She had read and read the scene again with many painful, many wondering emotions, and looked forward to their representation of it as a circumstance almost too interesting.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVIII
4  I know those who would be shocked by such a representation of Mr Elliot, who would have difficulty in believing it; but I have never been satisfied.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 21
5  I was, of course, familiar with the pictures of the famous statesman, but the man himself was very different from his representation.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
6  For that matter, Chichikov himself had noticed that Tientietnikov was in the habit of drawing heads of which each representation exactly resembled the rest.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: CHAPTER I
7  And on its pages I saw a beautiful representation of a maiden in transparent garments and with a transparent body, flying up to the clouds.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER X
8  And I seemed to know that this maiden was nothing else than a representation of the Song of Songs.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER X
9  This could not all be arranged that day, so on Evstafey's representation Pierre had to put off his departure till next day to allow time for the relay horses to be sent on in advance.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XVIII
10  Of course, I lied: it was, in fact, a very faithful representation of Mr. Rochester.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXI
11  If we thought alike of Miss Bingley," replied Jane, "your representation of all this might make me quite easy.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 21
12  Let me deal so candidly with the reader as to confess that there was yet a much stronger motive for the freedom I took in my representation of things.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Context  Highlight   In PART 4: CHAPTER VII.
13  Then came a representation of the light and graceful movements of a canoe, set in forcible contrast to the tottering steps of one enfeebled and tired.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 19
14  His robe was of the finest skins, which had been deprived of their fur, in order to admit of a hieroglyphical representation of various deeds in arms, done in former ages.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 28
15  Now, this is related to show how, in the opinion of Xenophon, the chase is a mimic representation of war, and therefore to be esteemed by the great as useful and honourable.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XXXIX.
Example Sentence:
1  No legal aid was available to cover representation before tribunals.
2  Minority groups need more effective parliamentary representation.
3  There are many ways of generating a two - dimensional representation of an object.
4  The new bill would remove student representation from the university Senate.
5  Crying "No taxation without representation," the colonists demonstrated against England's power to levy taxes.
6  This loya jirga is intended to legitimize the power sharing arrangement set up in Bonn and begin to iron out at least some of the inequalities in representation.