Rep`re*sen*ta"tion(-z?n-t?"sh?n), n. [F. reprsentation, L. representatio.] 1. The act of representing, in any sense of the verb.
2. That which represents. Specifically: (a) A likeness, a picture, or a model; as, a
representation of the human face, or figure, and the like. (b) A dramatic performance; as, a theatrical
representation of Hamlet. (c) A description or statement; as, the
representation of an historian, of a witness, or an advocate. (d) The body of those who act as representatives of a community or society; as, the
representation of a State in Congress. (e)
(Insurance Law) Any collateral statement of fact, made orally or in writing, by which an estimate of the risk is affected, or either party is influenced.
3. The state of being represented.
Syn. -- Description; show; delineaton; portraiture; likeness; resemblance; exhibition; sight.
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