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re pruh zen tuh tiv

  • n  a person who represents others
  • n  an advocate who represents someone else's policy or purpose
  • n  a member of the United States House of Representatives
  • n  an item of information that is typical of a class or group
  • s  serving to represent or typify
    representative moviegoers
    a representative modern play
  • a  standing for something else
    the bald eagle is representative of the United States
  • s  being or characteristic of government by representation in which citizens exercise power through elected officers and representatives
    representative government as defined by Abraham Lincoln is government of the people, by the people, for the people

  • And one strong sign that a political earthquake is unlikely in November: almost two out of three respondents (63%) approved of the job their own congressional representative is .
  • No representative of Paxson or Alcalde and Fay personally asked Senator McCain to send a letter to the FCC regarding this proceeding.
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  • Gary Coleman in Hindustan Times
    I direct my personal representative to permit no members of the press to be present at my wake or funeral,Coleman stated.
  • David Johnston in Montreal Gazette
    As the representative of the queen of Canada, who is our country's head of state, I pledge to be a stalwart defender of our Canadian heritage, of Canadian institutions and of the Canadian people,he said.
  • Tiger Wood in Belfast Telegraph
    Last night global consulting and outsourcing firm Accenture announced it was ending its sponsorship of Tiger Woods, saying the golfer was "no longer the right representative" after the "circumstances of the past two weeks."

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