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Represent

To exhibit or expose; to appear in the character of.

When an item is represented, it is produced publicly. To represent an individual means to stand in his or her place, acting as his or her substitute or attorney.

represent

v. 1) to act as the agent for another. 2) to act as a client's attorney. 3) the state something as a fact, such as "I tell you this horse is only four years old." 4) to allege a fact in court, as "I represent to the court, that we will present six witnesses," "We represent that this is the final contract between the parties." (See: representation)

represent

(Portray), verb adumbrate, characterize, connote, delineate, denote, depict, designate, evoke, exprimere, illustrate, image, indicate, mean, picture, show, signify, stand for, symbolize, typify

represent

(Substitute), verb act, act as broker, act as delegate, act for, act in place of, act on behalf of, act vicariiusly, appear for, be ambassador for, be an agent for, be attorney for, be deputy for, be proxy for, be spokesman for, replace, speak for, stand in the place of, take the part of
Associated concepts: agency, represent a client's interests, represent a defendant, represent a principal
See also: adduce, advise, bare, bear, characterize, communicate, comport, comprehend, connote, construe, convey, copy, delineate, denote, depict, draw, exemplify, illustrate, impersonate, lobby, manifest, portray, purport, render, replace, signify, simulate, specify

TO REPRESENT. To exhibit; to expose before the eyes: to represent a thing is to produce it publicly. Dig. 10, 4, 2, 3.

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Yet now, due to the increasing representability of the penis, and the market forces which now capitalise upon these changes, there has been a diversification of penile pathologies to include aesthetic as well as functional shortcomings.
44) We also need to move away from the twofold critical emphasis on the representability of physical devastation and on the traumatic impact of the event on those who witnessed it at first or second hand.
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Whatever the exact focus of such a course, its underlying aim is to foreground (whether implicitly or explicitly) principles of intralanguage translation and help students negotiate meaning across diverse genres and conventions of representability.
Certainly, as we are part of an extremely superficial culture, Michael Jackson's performances only embraced all that was part of America in both the good and bad senses as he stretched the limits of representability both as victim of an abusive childhood and as a superstar who went on to economically support the entirety of his abusive family, even in death.
In The Life and Adventures of Joaquin Murieta, butchered flesh corrupts the dream in which part and whole correspond, thus undermining the promise of representation and representability as literary and political modes.
Cache's investment in the question of reality's "pure" representability becomes evident when we scrutinize the video footage it contains.
However, they are reductive insofar as they claim, for a cultural "type," an invariant or universal representability.
For this edition they have revised and simplified their presentation of the representability of recursive functions, rewritten a section on Robinson arithmetic, and reworked exercises.
coverage and biomass estimations and in some cases just notes on presence/absence) were looked through and if the data brought up any doubts of representability, the samples were discarded.
Therefore, its representability only grants a partial nature (Figure 11).
12) The strident and relentless drive of free jazz that takes it beyond immediate access or even comprehensibility represents the necessary and violent interruption of an aesthetic sensibility that had lost its capacity for representability.